Bhairab Upazila

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Bhairab Bazar
Bhairab Bazar is located in Bangladesh
Bhairab Bazar
Bhairab Bazar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°3′N 90°59.3′E / 24.050°N 90.9883°E / 24.050; 90.9883Coordinates: 24°3′N 90°59.3′E / 24.050°N 90.9883°E / 24.050; 90.9883
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Kishoreganj District
 • Municipality Mayor Hazi Md. Shahin
 • Total 139.32 km2 (53.79 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total 298.309
 • Density 1,381/km2 (3,580/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Bhairab Bazar 2350
Website Official Map of Bhairab

Bhairab (Bengali: ভৈরব) is an Upazila of Kishoreganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Bhairab is located at 24°03′00″N 90°59′15″E / 24.0500°N 90.9875°E / 24.0500; 90.9875 . It has 34419 units of house hold and total area is 139.32 km². Bhairab is situated beside the rivers of Meghna and Brahmaputra. Bhairab Bazar (town) is notable for the Bhairab railway station and the railway bridge, Bhairab bridge that goes over the river of Meghna.


As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bhairab has a population of 192448. Males constitute 51.11% of the population, and females 48.89%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 95910. Bhairab has an average literacy rate of 25.9% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]


  1. Hazi Asmot College
  2. Zillur Rahman Mohila College
  3. Rafiqul Islam Mohila College
  4. Shimul Kandi College
  5. Raznagar Karigori College
  6. Mohammad Raziur Rahman College
  7. S.M. Monzorul Islam College
  8. Sahidullah kaisar college
  9. Z.Rahman Premier Bank school & college
  10. Alfaj uddin school & college
  11. Royal university of Dhaka
  12. Bhairab technical college

Notable residents[edit]

Rakib Mosabbir, music composer and producer, was born in Bhairab in 1988.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  2. ^ "Promising Singer Rakib". The New Nation. 29 October 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2015 – via HighBeam Research. (subscription required (help)).