Ghoraghat Upazila

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Ghoraghat

ঘোড়াঘাট
Ghoraghat is located in Bangladesh
Ghoraghat
Ghoraghat
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°14.7′N 89°13′E / 25.2450°N 89.217°E / 25.2450; 89.217Coordinates: 25°14.7′N 89°13′E / 25.2450°N 89.217°E / 25.2450; 89.217
Country Bangladesh
DivisionRangpur Division
DistrictDinajpur District
Area
 • Total148.67 km2 (57.40 sq mi)
Population
(1991)
 • Total84,279
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Ghoraghat

Ghoraghat (Bengali: ঘোড়াঘাট) is an Upazila of Dinajpur District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ghoraghat is located at 25°14′45″N 89°13′00″E / 25.2458°N 89.2167°E / 25.2458; 89.2167 . It has 17535 house holds and a total area of 148.67 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ghoraghat had a population of 84279. Males constituted 51.01% of the population, and females 48.99%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 43913. Ghoraghat has an average literacy rate of 26.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Ghoraghat has 4 unions/wards, 115 mauzas/mahallas, and 111 villages. Member of parliament:Sibli Sadik.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shamsuzzaman (2012), "Ghoraghat 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.