Boda Upazila

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Boda
বোদা
Upazila
Boda is located in Bangladesh
Boda
Boda
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 26°11′55″N 88°33′20″E / 26.19861°N 88.55556°E / 26.19861; 88.55556Coordinates: 26°11′55″N 88°33′20″E / 26.19861°N 88.55556°E / 26.19861; 88.55556
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Panchagarh District
Area
 • Total 349.47 km2 (134.93 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 168,258
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Boda

Boda (Bengali: বোদা) is an Upazila of Panchagarh District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Boda is located at 26°12′30″N 88°33′35″E / 26.2083°N 88.5597°E / 26.2083; 88.5597 . It has 33535 households and total area 349.47 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Boda has a population of 168258. Males constitute 51.22% of the population, and females 48.78%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 83118. Boda has an average literacy rate of 29.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Boda Upazila is divided into one municipality and 10 union parishads: Benghari Banagram, Boda, Boroshoshi, Chandanbari, Jholaishalshiri, Kajoldighikaligonj, Mareabamonhat, Moidandighi, Pachpir, and Sakoa. The union parishads are subdivided into 174 mauzas and 239 villages.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Ahsan Habib (2012). "Boda 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.