Bagmara Upazila

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Bagmara
বাগমারা
Upazila
Bagmara is located in Bangladesh
Bagmara
Bagmara
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°33.8′N 88°48.5′E / 24.5633°N 88.8083°E / 24.5633; 88.8083Coordinates: 24°33.8′N 88°48.5′E / 24.5633°N 88.8083°E / 24.5633; 88.8083
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Rajshahi District
Area
 • Total 363.3 km2 (140.3 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 282,520
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bagmara

Bagmara (Bengali: বাগমারা) is an Upazila of Rajshahi District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bagmara is located at 24°33′50″N 88°48′30″E / 24.5639°N 88.8083°E / 24.5639; 88.8083 . It has 57675 households and total area 363.3 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bagmara has a population of 282520. Males constitute 50.01% of the population, and females 49.99%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 147768. Bagmara has an average literacy rate of 52.9% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Bagmara has 16 Unions/Wards, 295 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 362 villages. The unions of Bagmara thana are: 1. Shuvodanga 2. Basupara 3. Auchpara 4. Govindpara 5. Gonipur 6. Sonadanga 7. Jugipara 8. Nordash 9. Kacarikuolipara 10. Maria 11. Sreepur 12. Dippur 13. Borobihanoli 14. Hamirkutssa 15. Jhikra and 16. Ghoalkandi.

Also Bagmara has 2 powroshova. 1 Taherpur powroshova & 2. Bhawanigong powroshova

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Asadul Islam (2012), "Baghmara 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.