Char Fasson Upazila

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Char Fasson
Char Fasson is located in Bangladesh
Char Fasson
Char Fasson
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°11.1′N 90°45.8′E / 22.1850°N 90.7633°E / 22.1850; 90.7633Coordinates: 22°11.1′N 90°45.8′E / 22.1850°N 90.7633°E / 22.1850; 90.7633
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Bhola District
 • Total 1,106.31 km2 (427.15 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 342,038
 • Density 309/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Charfasson (Bengali: চরফ্যাসন ) is an Upazila of Bhola District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.


Charfasson is located at 22°11′05″N 90°45′45″E / 22.1847°N 90.7625°E / 22.1847; 90.7625 . It has 63,740 households and a total area of 1106.31 km².


According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Charfasson had a population of 342038. Males constituted 51.49% of the population, and females 48.51%. The population aged 18 or over was 148319. Charfasson had an average literacy rate of 25.5% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[1]

Place of interest[edit]

  • Char Kukri Mukri
  • Charfasson Eid Gah
  • Charfession BM Town-Hall
  • Kasem Gonj Islamia Dakhil Madrasha
  • Kasem Gonj Bazar
  • Maya Bridge
  • Fassion Square


Charfasson has 19 Unions/Wards, 71 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 75 villages.


  • Charfasson Tafnel Baret High School
  • Charfasson Govt. College
  • Charfasson Karamatia Kamil Madrasha
  • Purbo Madraj Senior Fazil Madrasha
  • Charfasson Town High School
  • kasem gonj dakhil madrasha

Notable residents[edit]

  • Abdullah Al Islam Jacob, MP Bhola-4, Deputy Minister for Water Resources
  • Late Saad Jaglul, Former Member of parliament & Former Principal Savar University College
  • Advocate A.M. Aminul Islam Sarman , L.L.B (Hon's), L.L.M (DU), Advocate Supreme Court of Bangladesh. Notary Public of Bangladesh, Additional P.P.,Judge Court, Charfassion, Bhola.(former chairman of Madraj Union)
  • Abdus Shahid Maltia, former Upazila chairman
  • Advocate Siddique Ullah Miah,Advocate Supreme Court Bangladesh
  • A.K.M. Abdus Salam, retired Joint Secretary,Peoples Republic of Bangladesh
  • Late Dr Khaleda Salahuddin,PhD, CSP, Writer & Columnist
  • Nazia Khanum, Order Of British Empire (OBE) and Deputy Lieutenant (DL), management consultant and researcher
  • Dr Rehana Khanum, Pediatrician and Served in Medical Core (AMC) of Armed Forces Bangladesh as Lieutenant Colonel.
  • Late Mawlana Naseer Ahmed Khan,Double gold medalist, Graduated from Calcutta (Dewand) University ( Congressman in Mahatma_Gandhi's time,former Principal Calcutta AAliya Madrasah now Aliah_University, participated rebellion against the British Indian_independence_movement (died in 1951).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.