|• Total||429.34 km2 (165.77 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,195/km2 (3,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
|Website||Official Map of Laksam|
Laksam Upazila (comilla district) with an area of 429.34 km2, is bounded by Comilla Sadar and Barura upazilas on the north, chatkhil, begumganj and senbagh upazilas on the south, nangalkot and chauddagram upazilas on the east, Barura and shahrasti upazilas on the west. Main rivers are Dakatia and Little Feni.
Laksam consists of 9 wards and 31 mahallas. The area of the town is only 12.3 km. It has a population of 29926; male 52.31%, female 47.69%; density of population is 2561 per km2. Literacy rate among the town people is 38.3%
513119; male 49.42%, female 50.58%; Muslim 94.32%, Hindu 4.84%, Buddhist 0.70%, Christian 0.05% and others 0.13%
Literacy and educational institutions
Average literacy 31.4%; male 40.7% and female 28.4%. Educational institutions: college 4, high school 34, junior high school 5, madrasa 59, government primary school 272, non-government primary school 69, satellite school 4.
Cultivable land 32707.41 hectares; fallow land 9583.97 hectares; khas land 1959.94 hectares; land under irrigation 15068.39 hectares. Cultivable land per head 0.11 hectare.
Fisheries, dairies, poultries
Poultry 28, fishery 32, hatchery 6, artificial breeding centre 4.
Roads: pucca 105 km, semi pucca 30 km and mud road 1785 km; waterways 15 nautical mile; railways 34 km; railway junction 1 and railway station 2.
Laksam Railway Junction, on the Akhaura-Laksam-Chittagong Line, Laksam-Noakhali Line and Laksam-Chandpur Line is one of the two biggest junctions of Bangladesh. From here People go to Chandpur District, Noakhali District.
LaksamBarta - Second most locally published weekly newspaper in Bangladesh. Another popular Weekly news paper in laksam "ShomoyerDorpon"