Badalgachhi Upazila

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Badalgachhi
Upazila
Badalgachhi is located in Bangladesh
Badalgachhi
Badalgachhi
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°58′N 88°54′E / 24.967°N 88.900°E / 24.967; 88.900Coordinates: 24°58′N 88°54′E / 24.967°N 88.900°E / 24.967; 88.900
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Naogaon District
Area
 • Total 213.97 km2 (82.61 sq mi)
Population (2011[2])
 • Total 201,342[1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Badalgacchi (Bengali: বদলগাছি) is a Upazila of Naogaon District in Bangladesh.[3] It consists of 36,614 households and has a total area of 213.98 square kilometres (82.62 sq mi).

In 1991, the popolation number of Badalgacchia was 176,010. Males constitute 51.34% of the population, and females accounts for 48.66%. Badalgachi has an average literacy rate of 28.4% for persons seven years and older, which is below the national average of 32.4%.

Points of interest[edit]

Somapura Mahavihara is situated in Paaharpur village.

Administration[edit]

Badalgachhi has 8 Unions.

Union Wards villages
Adhaipur 1
Badalgachhi 5
Balubhara
Bilasbari
Kola
Mathurapur
Mithapur বাদলগাছি মডেল থানা
Paharpur

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Web Portal (June 2014). "এক নজরে বদলগাছী". People's Republic of Bangladesh. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
  3. ^ Md. Mukhlesur Rahman (2012). "Badalgachhi Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.