Derai Upazila

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Derai
দিরাই
Upazila
Location of Derai
Country  Bangladesh
Division Sylhet Division
District Sunamganj District
Government
 • MP (Sunamganj-2) Suranjit Sengupta
Area
 • Total 420.93 km2 (162.52 sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 3040-41

Derai (Bengali: দিরাই) is an Upazila of Sunamganj District in the division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.[1] It is located at 24°47′00″N 91°21′00″E / 24.7833°N 91.3500°E / 24.7833; 91.3500

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Derai has a population of 185284. Males constitute 51.38% of the population, and females 48.62%. Derai has an average literacy rate of 25.3% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jiban Kumar Chanda (2012), "Derai 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.