Barura Upazila

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Barura
বরুড়া
Upazila
Barura is located in Bangladesh
Barura
Barura
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°22.5′N 91°3.5′E / 23.3750°N 91.0583°E / 23.3750; 91.0583Coordinates: 23°22.5′N 91°3.5′E / 23.3750°N 91.0583°E / 23.3750; 91.0583
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Comilla District
Government
 • Former Member of parliament Bangladesh. Late Mr. AKM Abu-Taher (1932 – 23 September 2004)
 • An advocate of female education, a philanthropist and social worker. Begum Faizunnesa Choudhurani (1834–1903)
Area
 • Upazila 242 km2 (93 sq mi)
 • Metro 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Elevation 21 meters above sea level. m (68.8976 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Upazila 473,590
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
3560 3560
Website Official Map of Barura

Barura (Bengali: বরুড়া) is an Upazila of Comilla District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Barura is located at 23°22′30″N 91°03′30″E / 23.3750°N 91.0583°E / 23.3750; 91.0583 . It has 52,851 households and a total area of 241.65 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Barura had a population of 310,778.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AKM Jasim Uddin (2012). "Barura 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. 
  3. ^ "Nayeb-e-Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, Professor Nazir Ahmed Dies at 74". Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. Archived from the original on October 8, 2014. Retrieved October 28, 2017.