Gournadi Upazila

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Gournadi
গৌরনদী
Upazila
Gournadi is located in Bangladesh
Gournadi
Gournadi
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°58.4′N 90°13.8′E / 22.9733°N 90.2300°E / 22.9733; 90.2300Coordinates: 22°58.4′N 90°13.8′E / 22.9733°N 90.2300°E / 22.9733; 90.2300
Country Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Barisal District
Area
 • Total 144.18 km2 (55.67 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 180,219
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official website of the Gournadi Upazila

Gournadi (Bengali: গৌরনদী) is an Upazila of Barisal District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Gournadi is located at 22°58′25″N 90°13′50″E / 22.9736°N 90.2306°E / 22.9736; 90.2306. It has 37,047 households and a total area of 144.18 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Bangladesh census, Gournadi had a population of 180,219. Males constituted 51.03% of the population, and females 48.97%. Gournadi had an average literacy rate of 59.4% (7+ years).[2]

Administration[edit]

Gournadi has one town (Gournadi) and 7 unions. The unions are further subdivided into 128 mouzas containing 130 villages. The unions are:

  • Khanjapur
  • Barthi
  • Chandshi
  • Mahilara
  • Nalchira
  • Batajore
  • Sarikal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Mizanur Rahman (2012). "Gaurnadi Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Census Results by Upazila/Thana" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2008-08-27. 

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