Kotwali Thana (Chittagong)

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Chittagong Kotwali
চট্টগ্রাম কোতোয়ালী
Chittagong Kotwali is located in Bangladesh
Chittagong Kotwali
Chittagong Kotwali
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°20.3′N 91°50.3′E / 22.3383°N 91.8383°E / 22.3383; 91.8383Coordinates: 22°20.3′N 91°50.3′E / 22.3383°N 91.8383°E / 22.3383; 91.8383
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Chittagong District
 • Total 6.24 km2 (2.41 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 246,893
 • Density 39,566/km2 (102,480/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Chittagong Kotwali Thana

Chittagong Kotwali (Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম কোতোয়ালী) is a Thana of Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.


Chittagong Kotwali Thana is located at 22°20′15″N 91°50′20″E / 22.3375°N 91.8389°E / 22.3375; 91.8389 . It has 43062 households and total area 6.24 km².


At the 1991 Bangladesh census, Chittagong Kotwali had a population of 246,893, of whom 159,706 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 62.62% of the population, and females 37.38%. Chittagong Kotwali had an average literacy rate of 71.5% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[1]


According to Banglapedia, Kazim Ali High School, founded in 1885, is a notable secondary school.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  2. ^ Bhuiyan, Golam Kibria (2012). "Kotwali Thana (Chittagong Metropolitan)". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.