Gazipur

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Gazipur

গাজীপুর
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Gazipur is located in Bangladesh
Gazipur
Gazipur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°59′20″N 90°22′30″E / 23.98889°N 90.37500°E / 23.98889; 90.37500Coordinates: 23°59′20″N 90°22′30″E / 23.98889°N 90.37500°E / 23.98889; 90.37500
CountryBangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictGazipur District
Municipality1984
City Corporation13 January 2013
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyGazipur City Corporation
 • City MayorJahangir Alam
Area
 • Total49.32 km2 (19.04 sq mi)
Elevation
34 m (112 ft)
Population
 (2011 (est))
 • Total1,199,215
Time zoneUTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)
National Calling Code+880
Calling Code0681

Gazipur (Bengali: গাজীপুর) is a city in central Bangladesh. It is located in the Gazipur District.

Demographics[edit]

Population by year:[1]

1991 2001 2010
588,540 866,500 1,199,215

Administration[edit]

Gazipur consists of 9 wards including Uttar Chayabithi and 31 mahallas with an area of 49.32 km². The fast-growing town has a population more than 1 million and density more than 24,000 per km²; male 52.52%, female 47.48%.[2]

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gazipur". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 11 May 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
  2. ^ Ahmed, Md Farid Uddin (2012). "Gazipur Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A.; Masum, Kazi (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  1. ^ Population and Housing Census 2011 - Volume 3: Urban Area Report (PDF), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, August 2014