Dhobaura Upazila

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Dhobaura
ধোবাউড়া
Upazila
Dhobaura is located in Bangladesh
Dhobaura
Dhobaura
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°5.5′N 90°32′E / 25.0917°N 90.533°E / 25.0917; 90.533Coordinates: 25°5.5′N 90°32′E / 25.0917°N 90.533°E / 25.0917; 90.533
Country  Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh Division
District Mymensingh District
Government
 • Upazila Chairman Mohammad Mojnu Mia
Area
 • Total 251.880 km2 (97.251 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 427,913
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Dhobaura

Dhobaura (Bengali: ধোবাউড়া ) is an Upazila of Mymensingh District in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Dhobaura Upazila (mymensingh district) with an area of 251.880 km2, is bounded by Meghalaya (Indian) on the north, phulpur and purbadhala upazilas on the south, durgapur upazila on the east, haluaghat upazila on the west. Main rivers are Nitai and kangsa. There are many hillocks on the north region of the upazila.

Dhobaura is located at 25°05′30″N 90°32′00″E / 25.0917°N 90.5333°E / 25.0917; 90.5333 . It has 44007 households and total area 251.880 km². this Upazila have 7 union.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Bangladesh census, Dhobaura has a population of 427913. Males constitute 47.30% of the population, and females 52.70%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 113348. Dhobaura has an average literacy rate of 65%. [2]

Administration[edit]

Dhobaura thana, now an upazila, was established in 1976. The area of the town is 3.82 km2. The town has one dakbungalow.

Dhobaura has 7 Unions, 99 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 163 villages. Muslim, Hindu and Garo this three religious people live in Dhoboura upazila with together The name of the Union are given in the follow, 1)Dhokinmije Para 2) Gamaritola 3) Dhobaura 4) Purakandolia 5) Gusgaw 6) Guatola 7) Baghber/Munshirhat

Education[edit]

Average literacy 65%; male 68% and female 62%. Educational institutions: college 3, high school 20, junior high school 3, madrasa 6, government primary school 43, non-government 44 and kinder garden school 6.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abdul Motaleb Talukder (2012), "Dhobaura Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 
  2. ^ "এক নজরে ধোবাউড়া.Access Date-May07,2015".