Faridpur Upazila

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Faridpur
ফরিদপুর
Upazila
Faridpur is located in Bangladesh
Faridpur
Faridpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°9.5′N 89°27.2′E / 24.1583°N 89.4533°E / 24.1583; 89.4533Coordinates: 24°9.5′N 89°27.2′E / 24.1583°N 89.4533°E / 24.1583; 89.4533
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Pabna District
Area[1]
 • Total 138.36 km2 (53.42 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 111,464
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Faridpur

Faridpur (Bengali: ফরিদপুর) is an Upazila of Pabna District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1] Faridpur is located at 24°09′30″N 89°27′10″E / 24.1583°N 89.4528°E / 24.1583; 89.4528.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Faridpur has a population of 111,464. Males constitute 51.44% of the population, and females 48.56%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 52699. Faridpur has an average literacy rate of 26.3% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Md. Habibullah (2012), "Faridpur 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.