Bhuapur Upazila

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Bhuyanpur
ভূঞাপুর
Upazila
Bhuyanpur is located in Bangladesh
Bhuyanpur
Bhuyanpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°27.5′N 89°52′E / 24.4583°N 89.867°E / 24.4583; 89.867Coordinates: 24°27.5′N 89°52′E / 24.4583°N 89.867°E / 24.4583; 89.867
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Tangail District
Area
 • Total 225.02 km2 (86.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 189,913
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website bhuapur.tangail.gov.bd

Bhuyanpur (Bengali: ভূঞাপুর) is an Upazila of Tangail District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Bhuyanpur is located at 24°27′30″N 89°52′00″E / 24.4583°N 89.8667°E / 24.4583; 89.8667 . It has 32145 households and total area 225.02 km².The upazila is surrounded by Gopalpur & Sarishabari Upazila on the north, Kalihati Upazila on the south, Gopalpur and Ghatail Upazila on the east, and the Jamuna River on the west.

Demographics[edit]

At the 1991 census Bhuyanpur had a population of 177,095, of whom 87,854 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 51.65% of the population, and females 48.35%. Bhuyanpur had an average literacy rate of 29.9% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Bhuapur Upazila has 1 municipality(Bhuapur), 6 Unions, 115 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 146 villages.

The Union Parishads are-

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Kaiser (2012), "Bhuapur 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.