Bagaichhari Upazila

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Bagaichhari
বাঘাইছড়ি
Upazila
Bagaichhari is located in Bangladesh
Bagaichhari
Bagaichhari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°9′N 92°11.5′E / 23.150°N 92.1917°E / 23.150; 92.1917Coordinates: 23°9′N 92°11.5′E / 23.150°N 92.1917°E / 23.150; 92.1917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Rangamati District
Area
 • Total 1,931.28 km2 (745.67 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 57,380
 • Density 30/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bagaichhari

Bagaichhari (Bengali: বাঘাইছড়ি) is an Upazila of Rangamati District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bagaichhari is located at 23°09′00″N 92°11′30″E / 23.1500°N 92.1917°E / 23.1500; 92.1917. It has 10, 471 households and a total area of 1931.28 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bagaichhari had a population of 57, 380. Males constituted 53.61% of the population, and females 46.39%. The population aged 18 or over was 29, 181. Bagaichhari had an average literacy rate of 35.7% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Bagaichhari has 8 Unions/Wards, 19 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 177 villages.[1] The 8 Unions are:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rintu Talukder (2012), "Baghaichhari 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.