Damurhuda Upazila

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Damurhuda
দামুড়হুদা
Upazila
Damurhuda is located in Bangladesh
Damurhuda
Damurhuda
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°37′N 88°47′E / 23.617°N 88.783°E / 23.617; 88.783Coordinates: 23°37′N 88°47′E / 23.617°N 88.783°E / 23.617; 88.783
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Chuadanga District
Area
 • Total 308.11 km2 (118.96 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 213,291
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Damurhuda

Damurhuda (Bengali: দামুড়হুদা) is an Upazila of Chuadanga District[1] in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Damurhuda is located at 23°37′00″N 88°47′00″E / 23.6167°N 88.7833°E / 23.6167; 88.7833 . It has 37,279 households and a total area of 308.11 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Damurhuda had a population of 213,291. Males constituted 51.69% of the population, and females 48.31%. The population aged 18 or over was 107,245. Damurhuda has an average literacy rate of 25.6% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Damurhuda has 10 Unions/Wards, 96 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 117 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iman Siddiqi (2012), "Damurhuda 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.