Goalandaghat Upazila

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Goalandaghat or Goalanda
গোয়ালন্দঘাট
Upazila
Goalandaghat or Goalanda is located in Bangladesh
Goalandaghat or Goalanda
Goalandaghat or Goalanda
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°44′N 89°45.7′E / 23.733°N 89.7617°E / 23.733; 89.7617Coordinates: 23°44′N 89°45.7′E / 23.733°N 89.7617°E / 23.733; 89.7617
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Rajbari District
Area
 • Total 149.03 km2 (57.54 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 91,675
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Goalandaghat

Goalandaghat (Bengali: গোয়ালন্দঘাট) or Goalanda is an Upazila of Rajbari District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Goalandaghat is located at 23°44′00″N 89°45′40″E / 23.7333°N 89.7611°E / 23.7333; 89.7611. It has 15,694 housing units and has a total area of 149.03 km².

Demographics[edit]

Goalandaghat had a population of 91,675 in the 1991 Bangladesh census. Males constitute 52.1% of the population, and females 47.9%. The population aged over eighteen was 44,854. Goalandaghat has an average literacy rate of 20.5% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Goalandaghat has four Unions/Wards, 113 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 206 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Abu Hasan Farooque (2012), "Goalanda 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.