Hossainpur Upazila

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Hossainpur
হোসেনপুর
Upazila
Hossainpur is located in Bangladesh
Hossainpur
Hossainpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°25′N 90°39′E / 24.417°N 90.650°E / 24.417; 90.650Coordinates: 24°25′N 90°39′E / 24.417°N 90.650°E / 24.417; 90.650
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Kishoreganj District
Area
 • Total 121.29 km2 (46.83 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 148,028
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website www.hossainpur.info

Hossainpur (Bengali: হোসেনপুর) is an Upazila of Kishoreganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Hossainpur is located at 24°25′00″N 90°39′00″E / 24.4167°N 90.6500°E / 24.4167; 90.6500. It has 29,486 households and a total area of 121.29 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Hossainpur has a population of 148,028. Males constitute 51.49% of the population, and females 48.51%. The adult population is 72,824. Hossainpur has an average literacy rate of 90.1% (7+ years), while the national average is 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Hossainpur has 6 Unions/Wards, 73 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 101 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Azizur Rahman Bhuiyan Babul (2012), "Hossainpur 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. 

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