Bandar Upazila

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Bandar
বন্দর
Upazila
Bandar is located in Bangladesh
Bandar
Bandar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°37′N 90°31.5′E / 23.617°N 90.5250°E / 23.617; 90.5250Coordinates: 23°37′N 90°31.5′E / 23.617°N 90.5250°E / 23.617; 90.5250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Narayanganj District
Government
 • Vice Chairman Saiful Bhuiyan
Area
 • Total 55.84 km2 (21.56 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 312,841
 • Density 5,600/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bandar

Bandar (Bengali: বন্দর) is an Upazila of Narayanganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Bandar is located at 23°35′35″N 090°31′13″E / 23.59306°N 90.52028°E / 23.59306; 90.52028 . It has 38985 households and total area 55.84 km².[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bandar has a population of 212572. Males constitute 52.47% of the population, and females 47.53%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 109270. Bandar has an average literacy rate of 44.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Bandar has 9 Unions/Wards, 122 Madangonj m/Mahallas, and 183 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhuiyan, Md. Iftekhar Uddin (2012). "Bandar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. 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.