Pirganj Upazila, Thakurgaon

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Pirganj
পীরগঞ্জ (ঠাকুরগাঁও)
Upazila
Pirganj is located in Bangladesh
Pirganj
Pirganj
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°51.3′N 88°22′E / 25.8550°N 88.367°E / 25.8550; 88.367Coordinates: 25°51.3′N 88°22′E / 25.8550°N 88.367°E / 25.8550; 88.367
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Thakurgaon District
Area
 • Total 353.3 km2 (136.4 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 183,292
 • Density 519/km2 (1,340/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Pirganj

Pirganj (Bengali: পীরগঞ্জ (ঠাকুরগাঁও)) is an Upazila of Thakurgaon District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh,Post code:5110.

Geography[edit]

Pirganj is located at 25°51′15″N 88°22′00″E / 25.8542°N 88.3667°E / 25.8542; 88.3667 . It has 35912 units of house hold and total area 353.3 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Pirganj has a population of 183292. Males constitute 51.69% of the population, and females 48.31%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 92296. Pirganj has an average literacy rate of 29.3% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administrative[edit]

Pirganj has one pourasava and its 9 Wards & 10 Unions and its 90 Wards, 181 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 165 villages. Unions name are 1no-Bhomradaha, 2no-Koshhariganj, 3no-Khangaon, 4no-Union is vecant, 5no-Saiyedpur, 6no-Pirganj, 7no-Hazipur, 8no-Daolatpur, 9no-Sengaon, 10no-Jaborhat, 11no- Boirchuna.

See also[edit]

Upazila Nirbahi Officer : Sabbir Ahmed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.