Char Fasson Upazila

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চরফ্যাশন
Upazila
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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
Area
 • 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)
Website Char Fasson Website

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

Geography[edit]

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.

Demographics[edit]

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]

Administration[edit]

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

Educational institutions[edit]

  • 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

Places 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

Notable people[edit]

  • Abdullah Al Islam Jacob, MP Bhola-4, Deputy Minister for Water Resources
  • Abdus Shahid Maltia, former Upazila chairman
  • A.K.M. Abdus Salam, retired Joint Secretary, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh
  • Late Dr Khaleda Salahuddin, PhD, CSP, Writer & Columnist
  • Late Saad Jaglul, Former Member of parliament & Former Principal Savar University College
  • Dr Nazia Khanum, PhD, Order Of British Empire (OBE) and Deputy Lieutenant (DL) (more in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazia_Khanum)
  • 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 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_India) 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]

References[edit]

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