Gopalpur Upazila

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Gopalpur Upazila
গোপালপুর
Upazila
Gopalpur Upazila is located in Bangladesh
Gopalpur Upazila
Gopalpur Upazila
Location in Tangail, Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°33.5′N 89°55′E / 24.5583°N 89.917°E / 24.5583; 89.917Coordinates: 24°33.5′N 89°55′E / 24.5583°N 89.917°E / 24.5583; 89.917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Tangail District
Area
 • Total 193.37 km2 (74.66 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 252,331[1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Website of Gopalpur

Gopalpur (Bengali: গোপালপুর) is an Upazila of Tangail District[2] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Gopalpur is located at 24°33′30″N 89°55′00″E / 24.5583°N 89.9167°E / 24.5583; 89.9167 . It has 49976 households and total area 193.37 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Gopalpur has a population of 252747. Males constitute 50.98% of the population, and females 49.02%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 130298. Gopalpur has an average literacy rate of 63%, and the national average of 73.4% literate.[3]

Administration[edit]

Gopalpur Upazila has 1 Municipality(Gopalpur), 7 Unions, 162 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 146 villages.

The Union Parishads are-

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.citypopulation.de/php/bangladesh-admin.php?adm2id=9338
  2. ^ Samaresh Devnath (2012), "Gopalpur Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 

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