Basail Upazila

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Basail
বাসাইল
Upazila
Basail is located in Bangladesh
Basail
Basail
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°13′N 90°3′E / 24.217°N 90.050°E / 24.217; 90.050Coordinates: 24°13′N 90°3′E / 24.217°N 90.050°E / 24.217; 90.050
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Tangail District
Area
 • Total 157.78 km2 (60.92 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 159,870
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Website of Basail

Basail (Bengali: বাসাইল) is an Upazila of Tangail District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Basail is located at 24°13′00″N 90°03′00″E / 24.2167°N 90.0500°E / 24.2167; 90.0500 . It has 27481 households and total area 157.78 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Bangladesh census, Basail has a population of 159870. Males constitute 50.97% of the population, and females 49.03%. Basail has an average literacy rate of 50.4% (7+ years).[1]

Administration[edit]

Basail has 6 Unions/Wards, 73 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 107 villages.

The Union Parishads are-

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Basail Govinda Government High School, founded in 1945, is a notable secondary school.[2]

Pictures[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  2. ^ Salim, Nurur Rahman (2012). "Basail Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.