Haluaghat Upazila

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Haluaghat
হালুয়াঘাট
Upazila
Haluaghat is located in Bangladesh
Haluaghat
Haluaghat
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°7.5′N 90°21′E / 25.1250°N 90.350°E / 25.1250; 90.350Coordinates: 25°7.5′N 90°21′E / 25.1250°N 90.350°E / 25.1250; 90.350
Country  Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh Division
District Mymensingh District
Area
 • Total 356.07 km2 (137.48 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 242,339
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Haluaghat

Haluaghat (Bengali: হালুয়াঘাট) is an Upazila of Mymensingh District in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Haluaghat is located at 25°07′30″N 90°21′00″E / 25.1250°N 90.3500°E / 25.1250; 90.3500 . It has 49520 households and total area 356.07 km². Present voter of Haluaghat Upazila is 190570

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Haluaghat has a population of 242339. Males constitute 50.68% of the population, and females 49.32%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 122863. Haluaghat has an average literacy rate of 22.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Haluaghat has 12 Unions/Wards, 147 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 205 villages.

List of Unions:

  1. Bhubankura
  2. Jugli
  3. Kaichapur
  4. Haluaghat Sadar
  5. Gazirvita
  6. Bildora
  7. Shakuai
  8. Norail
  9. Dhara
  10. Dhurail
  11. Amtoil
  12. Swadeshi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jalal Uddin Ahmed (2012), "Haluaghat 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.