Feni Sadar Upazila

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Feni Sadar

ফেনী সদর
Feni Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Feni Sadar
Feni Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°1′N 91°23.5′E / 23.017°N 91.3917°E / 23.017; 91.3917Coordinates: 23°1′N 91°23.5′E / 23.017°N 91.3917°E / 23.017; 91.3917
CountryBangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictFeni District
Area
 • Total197.33 km2 (76.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total512.646 [1]
 • Density1,752/km2 (4,540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteDistrict Commission

Feni Sadar (Bengali: ফেনী সদর) is an Upazila of Feni District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1] The district headquarters and all other administrative offices are located here. One of the main attractions of Feni Sadar is the shrine of the historically famous Pagla Miah, an 18th-century Muslim saint. Other historic sites include Rajajhee's Dighee and Bijoysingh Dighee, two large ponds of historical significance.

Geography[edit]

Feni Sadar is located at 23°01′00″N 91°23′30″E / 23.0167°N 91.3917°E / 23.0167; 91.3917 . It has 57,331 households and a total area of 197.33 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, the upazila of Feni Sadar had a population of 345,801 of whom 165,969 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 51.15% of the population, and females 48.85%. Feni Sadar had an average literacy rate of 43.2% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Feni Sadar has 16 unions or wards, 145 mauzas or mahallas, and 133 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhuiyan, Md Abu Taher (2012). "Feni Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 27 March 2005. Retrieved 10 November 2006.