Chirirbandar Upazila

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Chirirbandar

চিরিরবন্দর
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
DivisionRangpur Division
DistrictDinajpur District
Area
 • Total308.68 km2 (119.18 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total232,409
 • Density750/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial 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.

Chirirbandar Upazila is bounded by Khansama Upazila on the north, Parbatipur Upazila in Dinajpur District and Saidpur Upazila in Nilphamari District on the east, Fulbari Upazila and Kumarganj CD Block in Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal, India, on the south, and Dinajpur Sadar Upazila on the west.[2][3][4]

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.[5]

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 (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
  2. ^ "Chirirbandar Upazila". Banglapedia. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook 2011 Dakshin Dinajpur" (PDF). Map of Dakshin Dinajpur showing CD Blocks on the fourth page. Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  4. ^ "District Human Development Report". Uttar Dinajpur. Page 14: Map showing locational setting of Uttar Dinajpur district (includes Dakshin Dinajpur district). Department of Planning, Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 27 March 2005. Retrieved 10 November 2006.