Daulatpur Upazila, Kushtia

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Daulatpur
দৌলতপুর (কুষ্টিয়া)
Upazila
Daulatpur is located in Bangladesh
Daulatpur
Daulatpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°0.1′N 88°52.5′E / 24.0017°N 88.8750°E / 24.0017; 88.8750Coordinates: 24°0.1′N 88°52.5′E / 24.0017°N 88.8750°E / 24.0017; 88.8750
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Kushtia District
Area
 • Total 468.76 km2 (180.99 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 360,706
 • Density 769/km2 (1,990/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Daulatpur

Daulatpur (Bengali: দৌলতপুর (কুষ্টিয়া)) is an Upazila of Kushtia District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Daulatpur is located at 24°00′05″N 88°52′30″E / 24.0014°N 88.8750°E / 24.0014; 88.8750. It has 66479 households and total area 468.76 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Daulatpur has a population of 360706. Males constitute 51.42% of the population, and females 48.58%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 178539. Daulatpur has an average literacy rate of 20.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Daulatpur Upazila has 14 unions:[1]

  • Adabaria
  • Aria
  • Boalia
  • Chilmari
  • Daulatpur
  • Hogalbaria
  • Khalishakundi
  • Maricha
  • Mathurapur
  • Pearpur
  • Philipnagar
  • Prayagpur
  • Ramkrishnapur
  • Refayetpur

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Md. Salim Reza (2012). "Daulatpur Upazila (Kushtia 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.