Companiganj Upazila, Sylhet

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Companigonj (Sylhet)
কোম্পানীগঞ্জ

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Division Sylhet Division
District Sylhet District
Government
 • MP (Sylhet-4) Imran Ahmad (Awami League)
Area
 • Total 278.55 km2 (107.55 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 85,169
 • Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 3100

Companiganj (Bengali: কোম্পানীগঞ্জ) is an Upazila of Sylhet District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Companigonj is located at 25°04′45″N 91°45′15″E / 25.0791°N 91.7542°E / 25.0791; 91.7542 . It has 13620 households and total area 278.55 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Companigonj has a population of 85169. Males constitute 51.86% of the population, and females 48.14%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 39684. Companigonj has an average literacy rate of 12.3% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Companigonj has 6 Unions/Wards, 76 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 131 villages.

The unions are:

  1. West Islampur
  2. East Islampur
  3. North Ranikhai
  4. South Ranikhai
  5. Telikhal 1
  6. Isakalash Union

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jayanta Singh Roy (2012), "Companiganj Upazila (Sylhet District)", 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.