Chandgaon Thana

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Chandgaon is located in Bangladesh
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
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictChittagong District
 • Total32.14 km2 (12.41 sq mi)
 • 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]


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.


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.


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.


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

See also[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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