Chandgaon Thana

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Chandgaon

চান্দগাঁও
Chandgaon is located in Bangladesh
Chandgaon
Chandgaon
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°23′N 91°52′E / 22.383°N 91.867°E / 22.383; 91.867Coordinates: 22°23′N 91°52′E / 22.383°N 91.867°E / 22.383; 91.867
CountryBangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictChittagong District
Area
 • Total32.14 km2 (12.41 sq mi)
Population
(1991)
 • Total219,641
 • Density6,834/km2 (17,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)

Chandgaon (Bengali: চান্দগাঁও) is a thana of Chittagong City in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It comprises the Chandgoan Residential Area and the Kalurghat Industrial Area.[1]

Geography[edit]

Chandgaon Thana is located at 22°23′00″N 91°52′00″E / 22.3833°N 91.8667°E / 22.3833; 91.8667. It has 40,888 households and a total area of 32.14 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Chandgaon had a population of 219,641, of whom 119,069 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 56.4% of the population, and females 43.6%. Chandgaon had an average literacy rate of 46.5% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Points of interest[edit]

Zia Park is an amusement park located in the area.

Administration[edit]

Chandgaon has 6 Unions/Wards, 14 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 0 villages. The postcode is 4212.

The current commissioner of the Chandgaon ward is Commissioner Mahbubul Alam under Chittagong City Corporation.

Education[edit]

Hajera Taju University College is the only college in the thana. The madrasa education system includes one fazil madrasa.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alamgir, Nur Uddin (17 January 2007). "Chandgaon fast becoming commercial area". The Daily Star. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
  3. ^ "List of Institutions". Ministry of Education. Retrieved July 15, 2014.

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