Atwari Upazila

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Atwari

আটোয়ারী
Atwari is located in Bangladesh
Atwari
Atwari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 26°18.5′N 88°27.5′E / 26.3083°N 88.4583°E / 26.3083; 88.4583Coordinates: 26°18.5′N 88°27.5′E / 26.3083°N 88.4583°E / 26.3083; 88.4583
Country Bangladesh
DivisionRangpur Division
DistrictPanchagarh District
Area
 • Total209.92 km2 (81.05 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total103,906
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Atwari

Atwari (Bengali: অটওয়ারী) is an Upazila of Panchagarh District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Atwari is located at 26°18′30″N 88°27′30″E / 26.3083°N 88.4583°E / 26.3083; 88.4583. It has 20941 households and total area 209.92 km².

Atwari upazila is bounded by Chopra CD block in Uttar Dinajpur district, West Bengal, India, on a portion of the north, Boda Upazila on a portion of the north and on the east, Thakurgaon Sadar and Baliadangi upazilas on the south and Islampur CD block in Uttar Dinajpur district, on the west.[2][3][4]


River[edit]

Atwari has 3 rivers.

  • Tangon River.
  • Nagor River.
  • Pathraj River.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Atwari has a population of 103906. Males constitute 51.42% of the population, and females 48.58%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 52,469. Atwari has an average literacy rate of 37.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[5]

Administration[edit]

Atwari has 6 Unions, 61 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 64 villages.


6 Unions are

  • 1. Mirzapur
  • 2. Aloakhowa
  • 3. Toria.
  • 4. Dhamor.
  • 5. Radhanagar.
  • 6. Balarampur.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherozzaman (2012). "Atwari Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "Atwari Upazila". Banglapedia. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook Uttar Dinajpur, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Uttar Dinajpur district on the fifth page. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  4. ^ "District Human Development Report". Uttar Dinajpur. Page 14: Map showing locational setting of Uttar Dinajpur district (includes Dakshin Dinajpur district). Department of Planning, Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.