Brahmanpara Upazila

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Brahmanpara
ব্রাহ্মণপাড়া
Upazila
Brahmanpara is located in Bangladesh
Brahmanpara
Brahmanpara
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°37′N 91°6.5′E / 23.617°N 91.1083°E / 23.617; 91.1083Coordinates: 23°37′N 91°6.5′E / 23.617°N 91.1083°E / 23.617; 91.1083
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Comilla District
Area
 • Total 128.9 km2 (49.8 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 161,906
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Brahmanpara

Brahmanpara (Bengali: ব্রাহ্মণপাড়া) is an Upazila of Comilla District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

It has a total area of 128.9 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Brahmanpara It had a population of 161,906 living in 26,493 households. Males constituted 50.98% of the population and females 49.02%. The population of 18 and older was 72,500. Brahmanpara had an average literacy rate of 32.6% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Brahmanpara has 8 Unions/Wards, 54 Mauzas/Mahallas and 900 villages.

The incumbent MP in this Thana is Abdul Matin Khasru, the former Law, Justice and parliamentary minister. The Upazila chairman is Jahangir Khan Chowdhury.

Ariful Islam Bhuiya (Khokan) is the Chair of Chandla Union. His first term ran from 2003 to 2011 and is in his second. Md Nazrul Islam is the Comilla Chair.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sattar, Md Abdus (2012). "Brahmanpara 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.