Bholahat Upazila

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Bholahat
ভোলাহাট
Upazila
Bholahat is located in Bangladesh
Bholahat
Bholahat
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°56′45″N 88°13′40″E / 24.94583°N 88.22778°E / 24.94583; 88.22778Coordinates: 24°56′45″N 88°13′40″E / 24.94583°N 88.22778°E / 24.94583; 88.22778
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Chapai Nawabganj District
Area
 • Total 123.52 km2 (47.69 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total More than 2 Lac
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bholahat

Bholahat (Bengali: ভোলাহাট) is an Upazila of Nawabganj District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Its total area of 123.52 km². The Indian border is surrounded on 3 sides by this Upazila. The Mahananda River, Bil Vatia and Mango garden divide this Upazila from India.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Bangladesh census, Bholahat had a population of 92,149. Males constituted 50.58% of the population, and females 49.42%. There were 19,257 households.

Bholahat had an average literacy rate of 39.22%, comprising a male literacy rate of 39.71% and female literacy rate of 38.74%.

Administration[edit]

Bholahat has 4 Unions/Wards, 45 Mauzas/Mahallas and 91 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mazharul Islam Taru (2012), "Bholahat Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 
Bholahat Entrance

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