Harinakunda Upazila

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Harinakundu is located in Bangladesh
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°39′24″N 89°02′33″E / 23.6568°N 89.0424°E / 23.6568; 89.0424Coordinates: 23°39′24″N 89°02′33″E / 23.6568°N 89.0424°E / 23.6568; 89.0424
Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictJhenaidah District
 • Total227.19 km2 (87.72 sq mi)
 • Total197,723
 • Density870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Harinakunda

Harinakundu (Bengali: হরিণাকুন্ড) is an Upazila of Jhenaidah District[1] in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.


Harinakunda is located at 23°39′24″N 89°02′33″E / 23.6568°N 89.0424°E / 23.6568; 89.0424. It has 27,408 households and total area 227.19 km².


According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Harinakunda had a population of 197,723. Males constituted 50.21% of the population and females 49.79%. Muslims formed 95.43% of the population, Hindus 4.42%, Christians 0.01% and others 0.14%. Harinakunda had a literacy rate of 42.31% for the population 7 years and above.[2]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Harinakunda has a population of 162,078. Males constitute 51.57% of the population, and females 48.43%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 79,363. Harinakunda has an average literacy rate of 20.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[3]


Harinakunda has 1 pourashova and 8 Unions/Wards, 77 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 129 villages.

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  1. ^ Tipu Sultan Bari (2012), "Harinakunda Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of BangladeshCS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011: Zila Report – Jhenaidah" (PDF). Table P01 : Household and Population by Sex and Residence, Table P05 : Population by Religion, Age group and Residence, Table P09 : Literacy of Population 7 Years & Above by Religion, Sex and Residence. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), Ministry of Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Retrieved 17 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.