Bagha Upazila

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Bagha
বাঘা
Upazila
Bagha is located in Bangladesh
Bagha
Bagha
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°11.5′N 88°50′E / 24.1917°N 88.833°E / 24.1917; 88.833Coordinates: 24°11.5′N 88°50′E / 24.1917°N 88.833°E / 24.1917; 88.833
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Rajshahi District
Area
 • Total 184.25 km2 (71.14 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 153,931
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bagha

Bagha (Bengali: বাঘা) is an upazila of Rajshahi District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bagha is located at 24°11′30″N 88°50′00″E / 24.1917°N 88.8333°E / 24.1917; 88.8333 . It has 29056 households and total area 184.25 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bagha has a population of 153931. Males constitute 51.48% of the population, and females 48.52%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 77686. Bagha has an average literacy rate of 26.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Bagha has 2 Municipality, 7 Unions/Wards, 98 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 101 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AKM Kaisaruzzaman (2012), "Bagha 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.