Gomostapur Upazila

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Gomostapur
গোমস্তাপুর
Upazila
Gomostapur is located in Bangladesh
Gomostapur
Gomostapur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°46.5′N 88°17′E / 24.7750°N 88.283°E / 24.7750; 88.283Coordinates: 24°46.5′N 88°17′E / 24.7750°N 88.283°E / 24.7750; 88.283
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Chapai Nawabganj
Area
 • Total 318.13 km2 (122.83 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 321,972
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 6321
Website Official Website of Gomostapur

Gomostapur (Bengali: গোমস্তাপুর) is an Upazila of Nawabganj District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Gomostapur is located at 24°46′30″N 88°17′00″E / 24.7750°N 88.2833°E / 24.7750; 88.2833 . It has 34126 households and total area 318.13 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Gomostapur has a population of 191972. Males constitute 50.66% of the population, and females 49.34%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 96032. Gomostapur has an average literacy rate of 32.9%, and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Gomostapur Upazila is divided into Gomostapur Municipality and 8 union parishads:

  1. Alinagar
  2. Bhangabari
  3. Boalia
  4. Chowdala
  5. Gomostapur
  6. Parbatipur
  7. Radhanagar
  8. Rohanpur.

The union parishads are subdivided into 166 mauzas and 234 villages. Gomostapur Municipality is subdivided into 9 wards and 33 mahallas.[3]

Education[edit]

The major educational institutes in Gomostapur are: [4]

  • Alinagar School & College
  • Bijoy Sunjura Adarsa Jr. School
  • Bosnail Junior Girls School
  • Bosonitala Girls High School
  • Prabatipur Ideal Junior Girls School
  • Puratun Prosad Pur Adorso Girls Junior School
  • Rohanpur Hazi Gaziuddin Jr. Girls School
  • Shoro Gram Junior Girls School
  • Alinagar Girls High School
  • Baradadapur K.A.M.. High School
  • Basanitola High School
  • Begunbari B.I.B Girls High School
  • Bhat Khair High School
  • Boalia Girls High School
  • Boalia High School
  • Bohipara High School
  • Bongpur High School
  • Brozonathpur School
  • Charadanga High Boys Academy
  • Cheradanga Girls High School
  • Chowdala Bl. High School
  • Chowdala Girls High School
  • Deopura High School
  • Enayetpur High School
  • Gomostapur A.Hamid Girls H.S.
  • Gomostapur Girls Academy
  • Gomostapur Pilot High School
  • Hogla High School
  • Huzrapur Model Academy
  • Joshoil High School
  • Khayrabad Hazi Sadar Ali High School
  • Krishnapur High School
  • Lebudanga High School
  • Mridhapara High School
  • Nayadiary Hazi Yakub Ali Mondal High School
  • Prosadpur Girls High School
  • Radanagar Girls High School
  • Radhanagar A.N.C High School
  • Rahanpur Janata High School
  • Rohanpur Haji Riaz Uddin Sarker High School
  • Rohanpur A.B.Gov.High School
  • Rohanpur Rabeya Girls High School
  • Rokunpur High School
  • Sonabar High School
  • Sontoshpur Girls High School
  • Alinagar Darul Ulum Dakhil Madrasha
  • Bangabari Dakhil Madrasha
  • Begum Nagor Mohila Dakhil Madrasha
  • Bibison Dakhil Madrasah
  • Boalia Boirtola Dakhil Madrasah
  • Brojnathpur Dakhil Madrasah
  • Chhoto Dadpur Dakhil Madrasah
  • Chowdala Dakhil Madrasa
  • Enayetpur Islamia Dakhil Madrasha
  • Gopinathpur D.S. Dakhil Madrasah
  • Islampur Gonj Dakhil Madrasah
  • Jogibari Dakhil Madrasha
  • Kayempur Al Haj Nurjahan Madrasha
  • Nandal Al Pur Darus Sunnat Dakhil Madrasa
  • Nimtala Kathal Dawatul Islam Dakhil Madrasah
  • Norosia Lal Gar Dakhil Madrasha
  • Ozogora Baitul Hikma Mohila Dakhil Madrasha
  • Pirpur Dakhil Madrasah
  • Rohanpur Dakhil Madrasah
  • Saheb Gram D.U.J.B.Mohila Dakhil Madrasa
  • Gomostapur Dblugram Alim Madrasha
  • Kashia Bari Alim Madrasah
  • Kharkadanga Alim Madrasa
  • Shampur Darussunnah Alim Madrasha
  • Prosadpur Fazil Degree Madrasah
  • Chowdala Johur Ahmed Mian College
  • Parbotipur S. B.(Sonabar) Adarsha College
  • Radha Nagar Barendra College
  • Rohanpur P. M. Ideal College
  • Gomostapur Soleman Mia Degree College
  • Rohanpur Yusuf Ali College
  • Rohonpur Mohila College
  • Banga Bari Yunus Smarani School & College
  • Gomostapur Technical and Business Management College
  • Rahanpur Technical and Business Management Institute
  • Rohonpur Punorbhoba Technical & B M College

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mahbubur Rahman Rana (2012), "Gomastapur 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. 
  3. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Chapai Nawabganj" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved July 14, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Directorate of Secondary & Higher Education". Peoples Republic of Bangladesh.