Durgapur Upazila, Rajshahi

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Durgapur
দূর্গাপুর
Upazila
Durgapur is located in Bangladesh
Durgapur
Durgapur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°27.3′N 88°46′E / 24.4550°N 88.767°E / 24.4550; 88.767Coordinates: 24°27.3′N 88°46′E / 24.4550°N 88.767°E / 24.4550; 88.767
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Rajshahi District
Area
 • Total 195.03 km2 (75.30 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 137,640
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Durgapur
For disambiguation, see Durgapur (disambiguation).

Durgapur (Bengali: দূর্গাপুর) is an Upazila of Rajshahi District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Durgapur is located at 24°27′20″N 88°46′00″E / 24.4556°N 88.7667°E / 24.4556; 88.7667. It has 27,731 households and a total area of 195.03 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Durgapur's population was 137,640. Males constituted 50.81% of the population, females 49.19%. The population aged 18 and older was 71,446. Durgapur's average literacy rate was 20.2% (7+ years), compared to a national average of 32.54.[2]

Administration[edit]

Durgapur has 7 Unions/Wards, 114 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 122 villages. Post Code- 6240.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AKM Kaisaruzzaman (2012), "Durgapur Upazila (Rajshahi 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.