Betagi Upazila

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Betagi
বেতাগী
Upazila
Betagi is located in Bangladesh
Betagi
Betagi
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°25′N 90°10.1′E / 22.417°N 90.1683°E / 22.417; 90.1683Coordinates: 22°25′N 90°10.1′E / 22.417°N 90.1683°E / 22.417; 90.1683
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Barguna District
Area
 • Total 167.75 km2 (64.77 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 110,926
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Betagi Upazila

Betagi (Bengali: বেতাগী) is an Upazila of Barguna District[1] in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Betagi is located at 22°25′00″N 90°10′05″E / 22.4167°N 90.1681°E / 22.4167; 90.1681 . It has 22,156 households and a total area of 167.75 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Betagi had a population of 110,926. Males constitute 49.95% of the population, and females 50.05%. The population aged 18 or over was 57,885. Betagi had an average literacy rate of 47% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Betagi has 1 town council with 9 Wards, 7 Unions/Wards, 61 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 75 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saidul Islam Mantu (2012). "Betagi 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.