Gazipur Sadar Upazila

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Gazipur Sadar
গাজীপুর সদর
Upazila
Gazipur Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Gazipur Sadar
Gazipur Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°0′N 90°25.5′E / 24.000°N 90.4250°E / 24.000; 90.4250Coordinates: 24°0′N 90°25.5′E / 24.000°N 90.4250°E / 24.000; 90.4250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Gazipur District
Area
 • Total 446.38 km2 (172.35 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 588,492
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Sadar.gif Official Map of Gazipur Sadar

Gazipur Sadar (Bengali: গাজীপুর সদর) is an Upazila of Gazipur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Gazipur Sadar is located at 24°00′00″N 90°25′30″E / 24.0000°N 90.4250°E / 24.0000; 90.4250 . It has 116163 households and total area 446.38 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Gazipur Sadar has a population of 588492. Males constitute 53.83% of the population, and females 46.17%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 322,434. Gazipur Sadar has an average literacy rate of 43.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Gazipur Sadar Upazila Parishad located are near by Dhaka University of Engineering Technology (DUET).BIDC Road,Gazipur. Gazipur Sadar has 4 Unions, Ward 36 Mahallas/Villages

Unions are :

Recent results of the Gazipur Sadar Upazila Election elected:

  • Chairman  : Alhaj Principal Ezadur Rahman Milon
  • Vice Chairman : Abu Taher Musullie
  • Mohila Vice Chairman : Hasina Sarker

Education[edit]

There are eight colleges in the upazila. Bhawal Badre Alam Government College is the only masters level one.[3]

According to Banglapedia, Rani Bilashmoni Govt. Boys' High School, founded in 1905, is a notable secondary school.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ahmed, Md Farid Uddin (2012). "Gazipur Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. 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. 
  3. ^ "List of Institutions". Ministry of Education. Retrieved July 15, 2014.