Bera Upazila

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Bera
বেড়া
Upazila
Bera is located in Bangladesh
Bera
Bera
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°4′N 89°37.5′E / 24.067°N 89.6250°E / 24.067; 89.6250Coordinates: 24°4′N 89°37.5′E / 24.067°N 89.6250°E / 24.067; 89.6250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Pabna District
Area
 • Total 248.6 km2 (96.0 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 208,897
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bera

Bera (Bengali: বেড়া) is an Upazila of Pabna District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bera is located at 24°04′00″N 89°37′30″E / 24.0667°N 89.6250°E / 24.0667; 89.6250. It has 35,351 households and a total area of 248.6 square kilometres (96.0 sq mi). It is known as 2nd Adamjee because there is big market for jute and different types of Jute Buildings are available here. It has also many milk-processing factories.

Bera has some small forests where there live some wild animals like foxes, mongooses, different types of wild cats etc. But these forests and animals are going to be vanished because of killing animals and trees.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bera has a population of 208,897. Males constitute 52.11% of the population, and females 47.89%. This Upazila's 18-up population is 100,253. Bera has an average literacy rate of 24.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Bera has 10 Unions/Wards, 189 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 157 villages.

Chairman: Muhammad Abdul kader

Vice Chairman: Md. anis

Woman Vice Chairman: Most. Asma Khatun

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO): Mohammad Saiful Islam

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abdus Sattar (2012). "Bera 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.