Haimchar Upazila

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Haimchar
হাইমচর
Upazila
Haimchar is located in Bangladesh
Haimchar
Haimchar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°4′N 90°38.3′E / 23.067°N 90.6383°E / 23.067; 90.6383Coordinates: 23°4′N 90°38.3′E / 23.067°N 90.6383°E / 23.067; 90.6383
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Chandpur District
Government
Area
 • Total 174.49 km2 (67.37 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 113,306
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Website Official Map of Haimchar

Haimchar (Bengali: হাইমচর) is an Upazila of Chandpur District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Haimchar is located at 23°04′00″N 90°38′15″E / 23.0667°N 90.6375°E / 23.0667; 90.6375 . It has 20,946 households and a total area of 174.49 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Haimchar had a population of 113,306. Males constituted 51.29% of the population, and females 48.71%. The population aged 18 or over was 52,033. Haimchar had an average literacy rate of 25.4% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Haimchar has 6 Unions/Wards, 29 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 64 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Mahbubur Rahman (2012), "Haimchar 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.