Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila

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Cox's Bazar Sadar
কক্সবাজার সদর
Upazila
Cox's Bazar Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Cox's Bazar Sadar
Cox's Bazar Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 21°27′N 91°59′E / 21.450°N 91.983°E / 21.450; 91.983Coordinates: 21°27′N 91°59′E / 21.450°N 91.983°E / 21.450; 91.983
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictCox's Bazar District
Area
 • Total228.23 km2 (88.12 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total253,788
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Cox's Bazar Sadar

Cox's Bazar Sadar (Bengali: কক্সবাজার সদর) is an Upazila of Cox's Bazar District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Cox's Bazar Sadar is located at 21°27′00″N 91°59′00″E / 21.4500°N 91.9833°E / 21.4500; 91.9833 . It has 38688 households and total area 228.23 km2 (88.12 sq mi).

Demographics[edit]

At the 1991 Bangladesh census, Cox's Bazar Sadar had a population of 253,788, of whom 117,509 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 53.94% of the population, and females 46.06%. Cox's Bazar Sadar had an average literacy rate of 28.3% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Cox's Bazar Sadar has 10 Unions/Wards, 40 Mauzas/Mahallas and 140 villages.

Administrative Area[edit]

In 1854, the Cox's Bazar police station and the Town Committee in 1959 were formed. In 1972, the town committee was demolished and turned into a municipality. In 1983, the thana was turned into an upazila. In 1989, municipality was upgraded from "C" grade to "B" grade. Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila consists of one municipality and 10 unions. Complex of Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila Cox's Bazar Sadar Police Station|under Cox's Bazar Sadar Model Police Station.

Municipality:
Union of Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badiul Alam (2012), "Cox's Bazar Sadar 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. ^ "Union - Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila - Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila". www.sadar.coxsbazar.gov.bd.