Feni District

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Feni
Location of Feni in Bangladesh
Location of Feni in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°00′N 91°24′E / 23.000°N 91.400°E / 23.000; 91.400Coordinates: 23°00′N 91°24′E / 23.000°N 91.400°E / 23.000; 91.400
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
Formed15 February 1984
Government
 • MayorHaji Alauddin (Bangladesh Awami League)
Area
 • District928.34 km2 (358.43 sq mi)
 • Metro
197.33 km2 (76.19 sq mi)
Population
(2015)
 • District1,437,371
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total69.78%
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
3900
Notable sport teamsFeni SC
WebsiteOfficial Website

Feni is a district located in the South-Eastern part of Bangladesh Administrative division of Chittagong . As of 2015, the district's estimated population stood at 1,437,371, making it the ninth-most populous district in Chittagong Division. Feni was the part of Greater Noakhali. The administrative hub of the district is in Feni Sadar, in the central section of the district. The original name of the district was Shamshernagar, which served as a sub-district under the district of Noakhali until 15 February 1984.[1] The district consists of six sub-districts: Sonagazi, Fulgazi, Parshuram, Daganbhuiyan, Chhagalnaiya and Feni Sadar.

Administrative Area[edit]

Feni district has 6 upazilas, 6 thanas, 5 municipalities, 43 unions, 564 villages and 540 mouzas.[2]

Name of Upazila Area (Square k.m) Municipality Union Mouza Village Population Population density (Per Square k.m) Education Rate (%)
Feni Sadar Upazila 197.33 1 12 134 125
Daganbhuiyan Upazila 165.84 1 8 101 115
Chhagalnaiya Upazila 133.49 1 6 54 66
Sonagazi Upazila 205.07 1 9 94 95
Parshuram Upazila 97.57 1 3 81 79
Fulgazi Upazila 99.03 - 6 76 90

Education[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sultan, Tipu (2012). "Feni District". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "প্রশাসনিক কাঠামো". feni.gov.bd. Retrieved 14 July 2014.

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