Alfadanga Upazila

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Alfadanga
আলফাডাঙা
Upazila
Alfadanga is located in Bangladesh
Alfadanga
Alfadanga
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°17′N 89°43′E / 23.283°N 89.717°E / 23.283; 89.717Coordinates: 23°17′N 89°43′E / 23.283°N 89.717°E / 23.283; 89.717
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Faridpur District
Area
 • Total 136 km2 (53 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 90,873
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Alfadanga (Bengali: আলফাডাঙা) is an Upazila of Faridpur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1] This place is famous for being the birthplace of the polymath pioneer Natyaguru Nurul Momen.

Geography[edit]

Alfadanga is located at 23°17′00″N 89°43′00″E / 23.2833°N 89.7167°E / 23.2833; 89.7167 . It has 16579 households and total area 136 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Alfadanga has a population of 90873. Males constitute 49.83% of the population, and females 50.17%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 43335. Alfadanga has an average literacy rate of 32.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Alfadanga Upazila is divided into 6 union parishads: Alfadanga, Bana, Buraich, Gopalpur, Pachuria, and Tagarband. The union parishads are subdivided into 93 mauzas and 118 villages.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chowdhury, AU Haider (2012). "Alfadanga Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. 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.