Begumganj Upazila

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Begumganj
বেগমগঞ্জ
Upazila
Begumganj is located in Bangladesh
Begumganj
Begumganj
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°57′N 91°6′E / 22.950°N 91.100°E / 22.950; 91.100Coordinates: 22°57′N 91°6′E / 22.950°N 91.100°E / 22.950; 91.100
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Noakhali District
Area
 • Total 238.37 km2 (92.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 549,308 [1]
 • Density 1,587/km2 (4,110/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website begumganj.noakhali.gov.bd(Bengali)

Begumganj (Bengali: বেগমগঞ্জ) is an Upazila of Noakhali District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Begumganj is located at 22°57′00″N 91°06′00″E / 22.9500°N 91.1000°E / 22.9500; 91.1000 . It has 118361 households and total area 426.05 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Bangladesh census, Begumganj has a population of 549,308. Males constitute 49.2% of the population, and females 50.8%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 313911. Begumganj has an average literacy rate of 44.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Begumganj has 16 Unions/Wards, 344 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 343 villages.chairman

Textile Engineering College[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sultan Mahmud Bhuiyan (2012), "Begumganj 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.