Bishwamvarpur Upazila

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Bishwamvarpur
বিশ্বম্ভরপুর
Location of Bishwamvarpur  বিশ্বম্ভরপুর
Division Sylhet Division
District Sunamganj District
Government
 • MP (Sunamganj-4) Pir Misbah (Jatiya Party)
Area
 • Total 127.76 km2 (49.33 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 106,182
 • Density 547/km2 (1,420/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 3010

Bishwamvarpur (Bengali: বিশ্বম্ভরপুর) or Bishwambarpur, is an Upazila of Sunamganj District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bishwamvarpur is located at 25°06′00″N 91°18′00″E / 25.1000°N 91.3000°E / 25.1000; 91.3000 . It has 19705 households and total area 127.76 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bishwamvarpur has a population of 106182. Males constitute 50.96% of the population, and females 49.04%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 52628. Bishwamvarpur has an average literacy rate of 17.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2] Religions: Muslim 80.3%, Hindu 19.5%, and others 0.2%.

Administration[edit]

Bishwamvarpur has 5 Unions, 45 Wards, 59 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 175 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jayanta Singh Roy (2012), "Bishwambarpur 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.