Chandina Upazila

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Chandina
চান্দিনা
Upazila
Chandina is located in Bangladesh
Chandina
Chandina
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°29′N 91°0.5′E / 23.483°N 91.0083°E / 23.483; 91.0083Coordinates: 23°29′N 91°0.5′E / 23.483°N 91.0083°E / 23.483; 91.0083
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Comilla District
Area
 • Total 201.92 km2 (77.96 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 269,878
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Chandina

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

Geography[edit]

Chandina is located at 23°29′00″N 91°00′30″E / 23.4833°N 91.0083°E / 23.4833; 91.0083 . It has 46,856 households and a total area of 201.92 km². Chandina township is a class B municipality, which is located at the extreme north of the upazila by the Dhaka Chittagong Highway. Cahndiara village area is within the municipality and value of property here, like the rest of the municipality, have increased significantly.

Demographics[edit]

Chandina, due to fertile land and less flood zones, is one of the most densely populated rural areas of the world. According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Chandina had a population of 269,878, of whom 127,010 were aged 18 or over. Males constituted 50.18% of the population, and females 49.82%. Chandina had an average literacy rate of 27.7% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Chandina has 1 class B municipality 13 Unions, 126 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 232 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhuiyan, Muhammad Mosharaf Hossain (2012). "Chandina 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.