Char Rajibpur Upazila

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Char Rajibpur
চর রাজিবপুর
Upazila
Char Rajibpur is located in Bangladesh
Char Rajibpur
Char Rajibpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°24′N 89°41.5′E / 25.400°N 89.6917°E / 25.400; 89.6917Coordinates: 25°24′N 89°41.5′E / 25.400°N 89.6917°E / 25.400; 89.6917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Kurigram District
Area
 • Total 111.03 km2 (42.87 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 58,049
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Rajibpur.gif Official Map of Char Rajibpur

Char Rajibpur (Bengali: চর রাজিবপুর) is an Upazila of Kurigram District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Char Rajibpur is located at 25°24′00″N 89°41′30″E / 25.4000°N 89.6917°E / 25.4000; 89.6917. It has 11,124 households and a total area 111.03 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Char Rajibpur has a population of 58,049, with 27,533 over the age of 18. Males constitute 49.54% of the population, and females 50.46%. Char Rajibpur has an average literacy rate of 16.4% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Char Rajibpur has 3 Unions/Wards, 26 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 72 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Kamal Hossain (2012), "Char Rajibpur Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, 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.