Jessore Sadar Upazila
|• Total||435.22 km2 (168.04 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
|Website||Official Map of Jessore Sadar|
Jessore Sadar (Bengali: যশোহর সদর) is an Upazila of Jessore District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh. Its administrative centre is the town of Jessore, which is also the centre of the district.
Jessore Sadar is located at. It has 94,348 households and a total area of 435.22 km².
As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Jessore Sadar had a population of 530,582. Males constitute 52.85% of the population, and females 47.15%. This Upazila's eighteen-up population was 281,108. Jessore Sadar has an average literacy rate of 44.2% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4% literate. By the 2011 Bangladesh census, the upazila's population had grown to 742,898.
Jessore Sadar has 18 Unions/Wards, 326 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 250 villages. It has class one Pouroshave (Municipality). The town of Jessore is on the banks of the Bhairab River. It has one of the famous colleges of Bangladesh-Michael Modhushudon (MM) College.
- Firoj Ansari (2012), "Jessore Sadar Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
- "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
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