Badda Thana

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Badda
বাড্ডা
Thana
Badda is located in Dhaka
Badda
Badda
Location in Dhaka
Coordinates: 23°47.2′N 90°25.5′E / 23.7867°N 90.4250°E / 23.7867; 90.4250Coordinates: 23°47.2′N 90°25.5′E / 23.7867°N 90.4250°E / 23.7867; 90.4250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Dhaka District
Area
 • Total 16.78 km2 (6.48 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 23 m (75 ft)
Population (1991)
 • Total 157,924
 • Density 9,411/km2 (24,370/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Badda Thana

Badda (Bengali: বাড্ডা) is a Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was formed from parts in December 1998 from parts of Cantonment Thana and Gulshan Thana.[2]

Geography[edit]

Badda is located at 23°47′10″N 90°25′30″E / 23.786111°N 90.425°E / 23.786111; 90.425. Its total area is 16.78 km²

Demographics[edit]

This Badda has a population of 157924. Males constitute 55.68% of the population, and females 44.32%. Badda has an average literacy rate of 58.5%, and the national average of 32.4% literate.[citation needed]

Administration[edit]

Badda has 2+4 Unions/Wards, 16+14 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 0 villages.

Suburbs That Falls under Badda Thana[edit]

  • Banasree
  • North Badda
  • Middle Badda
  • South Badda
  • Merul Badda
  • Badda DIT Project
  • Shahzadpur
  • Aftabnagar
  • Nurerchala
  • Satarkul & Barid

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Badda Alatunnessa Higher Secondary School, and Cambrian School and College, founded 2004, are notable higher secondary schools.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic coordinates of Dhaka, Bangladesh". DATEANDTIME.INFO. Retrieved 7 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Molla, Md Tuhin (2012). "Badda Thana". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.