Chirirbandar Upazila

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Chirirbandar
চিরিরবন্দর
Upazila
Chirirbandar is located in Bangladesh
Chirirbandar
Chirirbandar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°39.8′N 88°47′E / 25.6633°N 88.783°E / 25.6633; 88.783Coordinates: 25°39.8′N 88°47′E / 25.6633°N 88.783°E / 25.6633; 88.783
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Dinajpur District
Area
 • Total 308.68 km2 (119.18 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 232,409
 • Density 750/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Chirirbandar

Chirirbandar (Bengali: চিরিরবন্দর) is an Upazila of Dinajpur District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Chirirbandar is located at 25°39′45″N 88°47′00″E / 25.6625°N 88.7833°E / 25.6625; 88.7833 - it has 42790 households and total area 308.68 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Chirirbandar has a population of 232409. Males constitute 51.43% of the population, and females 48.57%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 114095. Chirirbandar has an average literacy rate of 28.6% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Chirirbandar has 12 unions/wards, 145 mauzas/mahallas, and 141 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rezaul Karim (2012), "Chirirbandar 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 27 March 2005. Retrieved 10 November 2006.