Belaichhari Upazila

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Belaichari
বিলাইছড়ি
Upazila
Belaichari is located in Bangladesh
Belaichari
Belaichari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°28′N 92°22.5′E / 22.467°N 92.3750°E / 22.467; 92.3750Coordinates: 22°28′N 92°22.5′E / 22.467°N 92.3750°E / 22.467; 92.3750
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Rangamati District
Area
 • Total 745.92 km2 (288.00 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 17,973
 • Density 24/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Belaichhari

Belaichari (Bengali: বিলাইছড়ি ) is an Upazila of Rangamati District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Belaichari is located at 22°28′00″N 92°22′30″E / 22.4667°N 92.3750°E / 22.4667; 92.3750 . It has 3411 households and total area 745.92 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Belaichari has a population of 17973. Males constitute 55.39% of the population, and females 44.61%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 9547. Belaichhari has an average literacy rate of 21% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Belaichari has 3 Unions/Wards, 10 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 30 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atikur Rahman (2012), "Belaichhari 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.