Barguna Sadar Upazila

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Barguna Sadar
বরগুনা সদর
Upazila
Barguna Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Barguna Sadar
Barguna Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°9′N 90°7.6′E / 22.150°N 90.1267°E / 22.150; 90.1267Coordinates: 22°9′N 90°7.6′E / 22.150°N 90.1267°E / 22.150; 90.1267
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Barguna District
Area
 • Total 454.39 km2 (175.44 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 219,729
 • Density 480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 8700
Website Official Map of the Barguna Sadar Upazila

Barguna Sadar (Bengali: বরগুনা সদর) is an Upazila of Barguna District[1] in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Barguna Sadar is located at 22°09′03″N 90°07′35″E / 22.1508°N 90.1264°E / 22.1508; 90.1264 . It has 41868 households and a total area of 454.39 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Barguna Sadar had a population of 219,729. Males constituted 50.7% of the population, and females 49.3%. The population aged 18 or over was 111,209. Barguna Sadar had an average literacy rate of 37.8% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Barguna Sadar has 13 Unions/Wards, 65 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 189 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Safi Uddin Ahmed (2012). "Barguna Sadar 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.