Hakimpur Upazila, Dinajpur District

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Hakimpur
হাকিমপুর
Upazila
Hakimpur is located in Bangladesh
Hakimpur
Hakimpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°17′N 89°1′E / 25.283°N 89.017°E / 25.283; 89.017Coordinates: 25°17′N 89°1′E / 25.283°N 89.017°E / 25.283; 89.017
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Dinajpur District
Area
 • Total 99.92 km2 (38.58 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 66,875
 • Density 669/km2 (1,730/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Hakimpur

Hakimpur (Bengali: হাকিমপুর) is an Upazila of Dinajpur District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Hakimpur is located at 25°17′00″N 89°01′00″E / 25.2833°N 89.0167°E / 25.2833; 89.0167. It has 13,769 households and total area 99.92 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Hakimpur Upazila had 22,895 households and a population of 92,599, 30.7% of whom lived in urban areas.[2] 9.3% of the population was under the age of 5.[3] The literacy rate (age 7 and over) was 54.7%, compared to the national average of 51.8%.[4][5]

Administration[edit]

Hakimpur has 4 unions/wards, 69 mauzas/mahallas, and 91 villages.

Hili Land Port[edit]

The 2nd largest land port of Bangladesh Hili Land Port is situated here.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Rezaul Karim (2012), "Hakimpur Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 
  2. ^ "Population Census 2011: Dinajpur Table C-01" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Population Census 2011: Dinajpur Table C-04" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Population Census 2011: Dinajpur Table C-06" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Census 2011: Bangladesh at a Glance" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved July 21, 2014.