|• Total||162.44 km2 (62.72 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
|Postal code||5880, 5881|
Dhupchanchia Upazila (Bengali: দুপচাঁচিয়া উপজেলা) is an upazila of Bogra District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Dhupchanchia Thana was established in 1880 and was converted into an upazila in 1983. It is named after its administrative center, the town of Dhupchanchia.
Dhupchanchia Upazila has a total area of 162.44 square kilometres (62.72 sq mi). It is bounded on the east by the Nagar River (across which lies Kahaloo Upazila). It borders Adamdighi Upazila to the south and west, Joypurhat District to the west and north, and Shibganj Upazila to the northeast.
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Dhupchanchia Upazila had 45,390 households and a population of 176,678, 12.7% of whom lived in urban areas. 8.7% of the population was under the age of 5. The literacy rate (age 7 and over) was 51.7%, compared to the national average of 51.8%.
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Hats and bazar
Hats and bazars are 15, the most noted of which are Dhap sultangonj Hat, Taluch Hat, Zianagar Hat, Talora Hat, and Saharpukur Hat. And bazars are sitted every day, the most noted bazar are tematha puraton bazar, c.o office bazar etc.
Paddy, rice, potato, biscuit, fish, milk, wood, vegetables etc.
Points of interest
- Dargah of Sultan Shahi Sawar Dhap
- Gobindapur Temple
- Goyabandh Mazar
- Mazar of Pir Ziauddin
Dhupchanchia Upazila is divided into two municipalities and six union parishads: Chamrul, Dhupchanchia, Gobindapur, Gunahar, Talora, and Zianagar. The union parishads are subdivided into 108 mauzas and 212 villages.
Talora Municipalicity was established in 2013.
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Upazila health complex 1, rural health centre 1, satellite clinic 1, family welfare centre 5.
According to Banglapedia, Talora Altaf Ali High School, founded in 1918, Dupchanchia Pilot High School, founded in 1923, and Dupchanchia Pilot Girls' High School, founded in 1910, are notable secondary schools. There are six colleges in the upazila. They include Dupchanchia J.K. Degree College, and Shahid M Monsur Ali College. Dupchanchia Mohila Degree College, founded in 1993, is the only honors level college in the upazila.
The madrasa education system includes four fazil madrasas.
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