Homna Upazila

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Homna
হোমনা
Upazila
Homna is located in Bangladesh
Homna
Homna
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°41′N 90°47.5′E / 23.683°N 90.7917°E / 23.683; 90.7917Coordinates: 23°41′N 90°47.5′E / 23.683°N 90.7917°E / 23.683; 90.7917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Comilla District
Area
 • Total 180.13 km2 (69.55 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 211,563
 • Density 1,175/km2 (3,040/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Homna

Homna (Bengali: হোমনা) is an Upazila of Comilla District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Homna thana (now an upazila) was established in 1918.[1]

Geography[edit]

Homna is located at 23°41′00″N 90°47′30″E / 23.6833°N 90.7917°E / 23.6833; 90.7917. It has 36,814 households and a total area of 180.13 km². The river Meghna and branch of Titas named Sativanga passes through Homna.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Homna has a population of 211,563, of whom 99,699 were aged 18 or over. Males constitute 50.21% of the population, and females 49.79%. Homna had an average literacy rate of 21.9% (7+ years), against the national average ofd 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Homna has 10 Unions/Wards, 95 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 207 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Islam, Md Mazharul. "Homna Upazila". Banglapedia. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.