Raiganj Upazila

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Raiganj
রায়গঞ্জ
Upazila
Raiganj is located in Bangladesh
Raiganj
Raiganj
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°30.1′N 89°32.1′E / 24.5017°N 89.5350°E / 24.5017; 89.5350Coordinates: 24°30.1′N 89°32.1′E / 24.5017°N 89.5350°E / 24.5017; 89.5350
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Sirajganj District
Area
 • Total 267.83 km2 (103.41 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 225,028
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Raiganj

Raiganj (Bengali: রায়গঞ্জ) is an Upazila of Sirajganj District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Raiganj is located at 24°30′05″N 89°32′05″E / 24.5014°N 89.5347°E / 24.5014; 89.5347 . It has 41862 units of house hold and total area 267.83 km.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Raiganj has a population of 225028. Males constitute 50.91% of the population, and females 49.09%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 112175. Raiganj has an average literacy rate of 21.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administrative[edit]

Raiganj has 9 Unions/Wards, 193 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 269 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monayem Khan (2012). "Raiganj Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.