Habiganj Sadar Upazila

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Habiganj Sadar
হবিগঞ্জ সদর
Upazila
Habiganj Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Habiganj Sadar
Habiganj Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°22.5′N 91°25′E / 24.3750°N 91.417°E / 24.3750; 91.417Coordinates: 24°22.5′N 91°25′E / 24.3750°N 91.417°E / 24.3750; 91.417
Country  Bangladesh
Division Sylhet Division
District Habiganj District
Area
 • Total 253.74 km2 (97.97 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 225,469
 • Density 889/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Habiganj Sadar

Habiganj Sadar (Bengali: হবিগঞ্জ সদর) is an Upazila of Habiganj District[1] in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Habiganj Sadar is located at 24°22′30″N 91°25′00″E / 24.3750°N 91.4167°E / 24.3750; 91.4167 . It has 38977 households and total area 253.74 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Habiganj Sadar has a population of 225469. Males constitute 51.75% of the population, and females 48.25%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 117014. Habiganj Sadar has an average literacy rate of 30.6% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Habiganj Sadar has 13 Unions/Wards, 208 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 259 villages.

Education[edit]

There are five colleges in the upazila. They include Government Habiganj Mohila College and Shaistagonj Degree College. Brindaban Government College, founded in 1931,[3] is the only honors level one.

The madrasa education system includes one fazil and one kamil madrasa.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Kabir Hussain (2012), "Habiganj Sadar 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. ^ "BGCH At A Glance". Brindaban Government College. Retrieved March 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ "List of Institutions". Ministry of Education. Retrieved July 15, 2014.