Daulatkhan Upazila

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Daulatkhan
দৌলতখান
Upazila
Daulatkhan is located in Bangladesh
Daulatkhan
Daulatkhan
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°36.4′N 90°44.1′E / 22.6067°N 90.7350°E / 22.6067; 90.7350Coordinates: 22°36.4′N 90°44.1′E / 22.6067°N 90.7350°E / 22.6067; 90.7350
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Bhola District
Area
 • Total 316.99 km2 (122.39 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 153,458
 • Density 480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Daulatkhan Upazila

Daulatkhan (Bengali: দৌলতখান ) is an Upazila of Bhola District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Daulatkhan is located at 22°36′25″N 90°44′09″E / 22.6069°N 90.7358°E / 22.6069; 90.7358 . It has 29,233 households and its total area is 316.99 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Daulatkhan had a population of 153,458, of whom 69,112 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 52.54% of the population, and females 47.46%. Daulatkhan had an average literacy rate of 24.5% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Daulatkhan has 9 Unions/Wards, 47 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 27 villages.

List of unions[edit]

  1. Char Khalifa
  2. Char Pata
  3. Hajipur
  4. Madonpur
  5. Uttar Joynagar
  6. Dakshin Joynagar
  7. Sayeddpur
  8. Medua
  9. Bhabanipur

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syed Mujtaba Ahmed Khan (2012). "Daulatkhan 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.