Dinajpur Sadar Upazila

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Dinajpur Sadar
দিনাজপুর সদর
Dinajpur Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Dinajpur Sadar
Dinajpur Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°38′N 88°39′E / 25.633°N 88.650°E / 25.633; 88.650Coordinates: 25°38′N 88°39′E / 25.633°N 88.650°E / 25.633; 88.650
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Dinajpur District
 • Total 354.34 km2 (136.81 sq mi)
Elevation 37 m (121 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 184,159
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Dinajpurinfo.com

Dinajpur Sadar (Bengali: দিনাজপুর সদর) is an Upazila of Dinajpur District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[2]


Dinajpur Sadar is located at 25°38′00″N 88°39′00″E / 25.6333°N 88.6500°E / 25.6333; 88.6500 . It has 67,061 households and total area 354.34 km².


As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Dinajpur Sadar has a population of 357,888. Males constitute 52.08% of the population, and females 47.92%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 187,016. Dinajpur Sadar has an average literacy rate of 41.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate. Also, Nanabari is at DInajpur.[3]


Dinajpur Sadar has 14 Unions/Wards, 299 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 205 villages. Member of Parliament: Iqbalur Rahim.


According to Banglapedia, Dinajpur Government Girls' High School, founded in 1869, is a notable secondary school.[2]

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  1. ^ http://archive.is/20130111123848/http://www.world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=&men=gcis&lng=en&des=wg&geo=-29&srt=npan&col=abcdefghinoq&msz=1500&pt=c&va=&srt=pnan World Gazetteer
  2. ^ a b Zubayerur Rahman (2012), "Dinajpur Sadar Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.