Naogaon Sadar

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Naogaon Sadar
নওগাঁ সদর
Upazila
Naogaon Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Naogaon Sadar
Naogaon Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°48.3′N 88°57′E / 24.8050°N 88.950°E / 24.8050; 88.950Coordinates: 24°48.3′N 88°57′E / 24.8050°N 88.950°E / 24.8050; 88.950
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Naogaon District
Area
 • Total 275.73 km2 (106.46 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 348,940
 • Density 1,266/km2 (3,280/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Naogaon Sadar

Naogaon Sadar (Bengali: নওগাঁ সদর) is an Upazila of Naogaon District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

History[edit]

In British India sub-districts were called as "Thana", which were mainly exercised by the police. When development activities become widespread, it would be known as a development circle. In 1949 Naogaon Sadar was declared as a thana, in 1960 as a development circle and in 1984 as a sub-district.[1]

Geography[edit]

Naogaon Sadar is located at 24°48′15″N 88°57′00″E / 24.8042°N 88.9500°E / 24.8042; 88.9500. It has more than 80,000 units of house hold and total area of about 275.73 km².

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 Bangladesh census, Naogaon Sadar had a population of 348,940. Males constituted 51.58% of the population, and females 48.42%. Naogaon Sadar had an average literacy rate of 34.5% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administrative[edit]

Naogaon Sadar has 12 Unions/Wards, 237 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 215 villages.:[3]

  • M P  :Md. Abdul Malek
  • Mayor of Naogaon Municipality: Nazmul Haque Sony

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "এক নজরে উপজেলা" [Sub-district at a glance] (in Bengali). Dcnaogaon.gov.bd. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 27 March 2005. Retrieved 10 November 2006. 
  3. ^ Md. Moklesur Rahman (2012). "Naogaon Sadar Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 

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