Anwara Upazila

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Anwara
আনোয়ারা
Upazila
Anwara is located in Bangladesh
Anwara
Anwara
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°13′N 91°54.7′E / 22.217°N 91.9117°E / 22.217; 91.9117Coordinates: 22°13′N 91°54.7′E / 22.217°N 91.9117°E / 22.217; 91.9117
Country Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Chittagong District
Area
 • Total 164.13 km2 (63.37 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 219,446
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Anwara

Anwara (Bengali: আনোয়ারা) is an Upazila of Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Anwara is located at 22°13′00″N 91°54′40″E / 22.2167°N 91.9111°E / 22.2167; 91.9111 . It has 38,008 households[citation needed] and a total area of 164.13 km².[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Anwara has a population of 219446. Males constitute 50.99% of the population, and females 49.01%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 107408. Anwara has an average literacy rate of 30.6% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate. It has lot of rich men who were born there and almost all of them live in the city of Chittagong .[2]

Administration[edit]

Anwara has 11 Unions, 85 Mauzas, and 78 villages.

Chairman : Towhidul Hug Chowdhury (from Awami League)

Woman Vice Chairman :

Vice Chairman :Mrinal kanti dhor (from Awami League)

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) : Gautam Bauhayi[3]

Members of ninth and tenth Parliament (2009 -2014 & 2014- )[edit]

Chittagong-12 (Anwara Upazila) Seat 289: Saifuzzaman Chowdhury (Javed), [from Awami League], Director of United Commercial Bank Limited (UCBL). He was elected as member of the parliament after his father's (Aktaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu, a Presidium member of Bangladesh Awami League) who died on Nov 4, 2012. [1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhuiyan, Golam Kibria (2012). "Anowara 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. 
  3. ^ উপজেলা নির্বাহী অফিসার [Upazila Nirbahi Officer]. Anwara Upazila. 17 August 2016.