Gouripur Upazila

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Gouripur
গৌরীপুর
Upazila
Gouripur is located in Bangladesh
Gouripur
Gouripur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°45.5′N 90°34.5′E / 24.7583°N 90.5750°E / 24.7583; 90.5750Coordinates: 24°45.5′N 90°34.5′E / 24.7583°N 90.5750°E / 24.7583; 90.5750
Country  Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh Division
District Mymensingh District
Area
 • Total 274.07 km2 (105.82 sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Gouripur

Gouripur (Bengali: গৌরীপুর) is an upazila located in the Mymensingh District of Bangladesh.[1]

Demographics[edit]

At the 1991 Bangladesh census, Gauripur had a population of 247945, of whom 125,167 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 50.71% of the population, and females 49.29%. Gauripur had an average literacy rate of 26.4% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sahidur Rahman (2012), "Gouripur 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.