Jhenaidah Sadar Upazila

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Jhenidah Sadar

ঝিনাইদহ সদর
Jhenidah Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Jhenidah Sadar
Jhenidah Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°32.5′N 89°11′E / 23.5417°N 89.183°E / 23.5417; 89.183Coordinates: 23°32.5′N 89°11′E / 23.5417°N 89.183°E / 23.5417; 89.183
Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictJhenaidah District
Area
 • Total467.75 km2 (180.60 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total455.932[1]
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
7300
WebsiteOfficial Map of Jhenaidah Sadar

Jhenidah Sadar (Bengali: ঝিনাইদহ সদর) is an Upazila of Jhenaidah District[1] in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Jhenidah Sadar is located at 23°32′30″N 89°11′00″E / 23.5417°N 89.1833°E / 23.5417; 89.1833 . It has 60354 households and total area 467.75 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Jhenaidah Sadar had a population of 455,932. Males constituted 50.04% of the population and females 49.96%. Muslims formed 89.44% of the population, Hindus 10.47%, Christians 0.03% and others 0.06%. Jhenaidaha Sadar had a literacy rate of 51.76% for the population 7 years and above.[2]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Jhenidah Sadar has a population of 333,192. Males constitute 51.47% of the population, and females 48.53%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 171,090. Jhenidah Sadar has an average literacy rate of 27.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[3]

Points of interest[edit]

Naldanga Temple Complex:, in the jhenaidah Upazila, is a temple complex built in 1656 by Maharaj Indranarayan Debroy. There are a total of six temples now. The government restored all of them in 1980 but they were destroyed again during the riot and now most of them are in ruins. Renovations are still going on. The idol of goddess Kali was from Banaras, India.

Administration[edit]

Jhenidah Sadar has 17[4] Unions/Wards, 295 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 283 villages.

The Unions are:

  1. Sadhuhati
  2. Madhuhati
  3. Sahganna
  4. Holidhani
  5. Kumrabaria
  6. Ganna
  7. Moharajpur
  8. Paglakanay
  9. Porahati
  10. Horishankarpur
  11. Dogachhi
  12. Ghorshal
  13. Padmakar
  14. Fursandi
  15. Kalicharanpur
  16. Surat[5]
  17. Naldanga

Transport[edit]

  • All Transportation of Bangladesh are available in Jhenaidah without Train.....

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Moshiur Rahman (2012), "Jhenaidah Sadar 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.
  4. ^ "Jhenaidah Sadar Upazila - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  5. ^ "Jhenaidah Sadar Upazila - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2018-12-01.