Alamdanga Upazila

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Alamdanga
আলমডাঙ্গা
Upazila
Alamdanga is located in Bangladesh
Alamdanga
Alamdanga
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°45.5′N 88°57′E / 23.7583°N 88.950°E / 23.7583; 88.950Coordinates: 23°45.5′N 88°57′E / 23.7583°N 88.950°E / 23.7583; 88.950
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Chuadanga District
Area
 • Total 380.38 km2 (146.87 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 308,917
 • Density 681/km2 (1,760/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Website Official Map of Alamdanga

Alamdanga (Bengali: আলমডাঙ্গা) is an Upazila of Chuadanga District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh. It covers an area of 380.38 square kilometres (146.87 sq mi).[1]

Geography[edit]

Alamdanga is located at 23°45′30″N 88°57′00″E / 23.7583°N 88.9500°E / 23.7583; 88.9500. It has 44,699 households and total area 360.4 km2.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Alamdanga has a population of 245524. Males constitute 51.66% of the population, and females 48.34%. This upazila's population of individuals 18 and over is 127,055. Alamdanga has an average literacy rate of 23.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Population[edit]

As of the 2001 census, the population of the upazila was 308,917; male 158,951, female 149,966; Muslim 299,878, Hindu 8,919, Christian 11 and others 109. [1]

Arts and culture[edit]

Main source sources of income: Agriculture 41.76%, non-agriculture labourer 27.35%, industry 0.84%, business 12.54%, service 3.78%, construction 0.87%, religious service 0.17%, rent and remittance 0.43%, transport and communication 2.89% and others 6.01%.[1]

Education[edit]

A number of educational institutions are in Alamdanga.

  • Katavanga Secondary School
  • Gholdari Bazar Secondary School
  • Gholdari Bazar Secondary Girls School
  • Ailhash Laxmipur High School (1940)
  • Kayetpara High School (established in 1965)
  • Khashkarara Secondary School
  • Alamdanga Alim Madrasa
  • Nowlamary Alim Madrasa (established in 2000)
  • Khashkarara Degree College
  • Alamdanga Degree College
  • Nigar Siddik College
  • Alamdanga Mohila Degree College
  • Dr.Afser Uddin College
  • M. S. Zoha Degree College
  • Hatboalia Higher Secondary School
  • Nippon Zoha Technical School (Voc)
  • Mir Samsul Alam Islam Polytechnic Institute
  • M. S. Zoha Krishi College
  • Osmanpur Pragpur High School
  • Hardi High School
  • Hatboalia High School
  • Alamdanga Pilot High School (established in 1914)
  • Alamdanga Girls School
  • Alamdaga Pre-Cadet School
  • Madrasatut Taqwa (Alamdanga Madrasa)
  • Sebabag High School
  • Paikpara Jana Kalyan Secondary School-1962
  • Munsganj Academy High School
  • Munshiganj Girls School (Building Doneted By Late phani bhusan pal S/O late janakinath pal-former jamindar of the area)
  • Ershadpur Academia
  • Asmankhali High School (Establish 1967)
  • Bademaju Badal Smrity Academy
  • Bara Gangni High School
  • Bashira Malik Dawki High School
  • Batapara Shialmari High School
  • Belgachi High School
  • Bhangbaria High School
  • Bhodua Secondary School
  • Bhogail Bagdi High School
  • C H R High School
  • Enayetpur Baradi Alhajj Mir Khoster Ali Secondary School
  • Poltadanga High School
  • Kabilnagar Alim Madrasha

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Md Faysal Kibria (2012), "Alamdanga 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.