Chatmohar Upazila

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Chatmohar
চাটমোহর
Upazila
Chatmohar is located in Bangladesh
Chatmohar
Chatmohar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°13.5′N 89°17.5′E / 24.2250°N 89.2917°E / 24.2250; 89.2917Coordinates: 24°13.5′N 89°17.5′E / 24.2250°N 89.2917°E / 24.2250; 89.2917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Pabna District
Area
 • Total 314.32 km2 (121.36 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 291,121
 • Density 930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official map of Chatmohar

Chatmohar (Bengali: চাটমোহর) is an Upazila of Pabna District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Chatmohar is located at 24°13′30″N 89°17′30″E / 24.2250°N 89.2917°E / 24.2250; 89.2917 . It has 39489 households and a total area of 314.32 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Bangladesh census, Chatmohar has a population of 291121. Males constitute 50.63% of the population, and females 49.37%.The density of the population is 938.8 inh./km². Chatmohar has an average literacy rate of 43.4% (7+ years), and the national average is 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Chatmohar has 11 unions/wards, 170 mauzas/mahallas, and 234 villages.

The unions are:

  • Mothurapur
  • Horipur
  • Mulgram
  • Handial
  • Danthia Bamangram
  • Parshwadanga
  • Chaikola
  • Gunaigasa
  • Bilchalan
  • Nimaichara
  • Foiljana

Administration[edit]

Chairman: H. Islam Hira

Vice Chairman: Aroj khan

Woman Vice Chairman: Rokeya Azad (from Awami League)

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO): Sheheli Laila[3]

Education[edit]

Schools:

Colleges:

  • Chatmohar Degree College
  • Chatmohar Women's College
  • Chatmohar Technical and Business Management Institute
  • Atlongka Degree College
  • Handiyal College
  • M.A Samad BM School And College
  • Chaikhola Degree College
  • Professor Boyen Uddin Degree College
  • Mirzapur Degree College
  • Mahmud Ali Degree College

Madrashas:

  • Enayet ullah Fazil Madrasa
  • Samad Sawda Dhakhil Madrasha
  • Boyaiimary Dhakhil Madrasha
  • Kuabashi Dakhil Madrasah

Polytechnic institutes:

  • Chatmohar Polytechnic Institute

Notable residents[edit]

Mosques[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Habibur Rahman (2012). "Chatmohar 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. 
  3. ^ http://www.moestab.gov.bd/pmis/Forms/unolist.php