Austagram Upazila

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Austagram
অষ্টগ্রাম
Upazila
Austagram is located in Bangladesh
Austagram
Austagram
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°16′N 91°7.5′E / 24.267°N 91.1250°E / 24.267; 91.1250Coordinates: 24°16′N 91°7.5′E / 24.267°N 91.1250°E / 24.267; 91.1250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Kishoreganj District
Area
 • Total 355.53 km2 (137.27 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 132,303
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Austagram

Austagram or Astagram (Bengali: অষ্টগ্রাম) is an Upazila of Kishoreganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Austagram is located at 24°16′00″N 91°07′30″E / 24.2667°N 91.1250°E / 24.2667; 91.1250 . It has 21,077 households and a total area of 355.53 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Austagram had a population of 132,303, of whom 59,377 were aged 18 or over. Males constituted 51.41% of the population, and females 48.59%. Austagram had an average literacy rate of 38.2% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Austagram has 8 Unions/Wards, 59 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 73 villages. Village's Name: 1.Kalimpur, 2. Kadirpur,3. Monoharpur, 4. Kadamchal, 5. Khoyerpur, 6. Somarchor, 7. Bajuka, 8. Baligaon, 9. Kholagaon, 10. Goyeshpur, 11. Abdullapur 12.Dewghor,13.kagoji gram,14.Paon,15.Savia Nagar,16.Ali Nagar,17.Bangalpara,18.Kastol .......

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Enayet Sobhan (2012), "Austagram 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.