Daganbhuiyan Upazila

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Dagonbhuiyan
দাগনভূইয়া
Upazila
Dagonbhuiyan is located in Bangladesh
Dagonbhuiyan
Dagonbhuiyan
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°56.3′N 91°18.3′E / 22.9383°N 91.3050°E / 22.9383; 91.3050Coordinates: 22°56.3′N 91°18.3′E / 22.9383°N 91.3050°E / 22.9383; 91.3050
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Feni District
Area
 • Total 165.84 km2 (64.03 sq mi)
Population (auto)
 • Total 204,975
 • Density 1,236/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Dagonbhuiyan

Dagonbhuiyan (Bengali: দাগনভূইয়া) is an Upazila of Feni District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Dagonbhuiyan is a commercial centre with one of Bangladesh's biggest cotton spinning mills.

Geography[edit]

Dagonbhuiyan is located at 22°56′15″N 91°18′15″E / 22.9375°N 91.3042°E / 22.9375; 91.3042. It has 34750 households and a total area of 165.84 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Dagonbhuiyan had a population of 204, 975. Males constituted 49.4% of the population, and females 50.6%. The population aged 18 or over was 95, 809. Dagonbhuiyan had an average literacy rate of 40.7% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Dagonbhuiyan has 8 Union Parishad. The Union Parishads are:

  • Daganbhuiyan Union Parishad
  • Jaylashkar Union Parishad
  • Matubhuiyan Union Parishad
  • Purba Chandrapur Union Parishad
  • Rajapur Union Parishad
  • Ramnagar Union Parishad
  • Sindurpur Union Parishad
  • Yakubpur Union Parishad

See also[edit]

Famous Educational Institution 1.Ataturk Model High School 2.Dagonbhuiyan Academy 3.Dagonbhuiyan Girls School 4.Iqbal Memorial Degree College etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohiuddin Hossain Mohin (2012), "Daganbhuiyan Upazila", in Sirajul Islam; 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. 
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