Bhanga Upazila

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Bhanga
ভাঙ্গা
Upazila
Bhanga is located in Bangladesh
Bhanga
Bhanga
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°23′N 89°59′E / 23.383°N 89.983°E / 23.383; 89.983Coordinates: 23°23′N 89°59′E / 23.383°N 89.983°E / 23.383; 89.983
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Faridpur District
Area
 • Total 216.34 km2 (83.53 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 214,702
 • Density 990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bhanga

Bhanga (Bengali: ভাঙ্গা) is an Upazila of Faridpur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bhanga is located at 23°23′00″N 89°59′00″E / 23.3833°N 89.9833°E / 23.3833; 89.9833 . It has 41462 households and total area 216.34 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bhanga has a population of 214702. Males constitute 50.23% of the population, and females 49.77%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 105762. Bhanga has an average literacy rate of 25.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2] code of bhanga: 01.postal code:7830 02.zip code: ..... 03.Thana code:....

Administration[edit]

  • Chairman: md sujon, Bangladesh Awami League
  • 'Vice Chairman:মো: সরোয়ার হোসেন
  • Woman Vice Chairman:'মনোয়ারা ভূইয়া পপি
  • Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO):মোঃ আলমগীর হোসেন

Bhanga has 12 Unions/Wards, 137 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 227 villages. Total unions of Bhanga:

  1. Kalamredha
  2. Azimnagor
  3. Gharua
  4. Chandra
  5. Kaulibera
  6. Nasirabad
  7. Hamirdi
  8. Manikdha
  9. Nurullahgong
  10. Chumurdi
  11. Algi
  12. Tujerpur

In Ward number 1 there are 4(four)village: Hoglakandi, Kharakandi, Baishakhali and Charkanda.

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Bhanga Pilot High School, founded in 1889, Sadardi High School (1917), and Kalamredha Gobindra High School (1927), are notable secondary schools.[1]

  • Madhobpur Technecal and B,M College
  • Kazi Wali Ullah High School, Kaulibera
  • Kazi Mahbubullah(K.M) College, Bhanga
  • Bhanga Mohila College
  • Kazi Shamsunnesa Girls School
  • Deora High School. Kalamredha,Bhanga,Faridpur.
  • Bharilhat Nesaria Dakhilia Madrasa.Kalamredha, Bhanga,Faridpur
  • Syed Zanal Abdin High School,Nasirabad,Bhanga,Faridpur.
  • Abdulabad High School, Nasirabad,Bhanga,Faridpur.
  • Brahmondi High School, Bhanga,Faridpur.
  • Sunflower Ideal Academy, Kharakandi, Bhanga, Faridpur.
  • Sonamoyee high school chandra bazar bhanga faridpur.
  • Sharifabad High School & college
  • Munsurabad Govt. Primary School.
  • Maligram high School, Maligram, Bhanga,Faridpur.
  • Pulia high school
  • East Sadardi High School,bhanga,Faridpur
  • Bhanga pilot high school.Bhanga.Faridpur
  • Hoglakandi Govt. Primary School.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nandi, Profulla Kumar (2012). "Bhanga Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. 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.