Juraichhari Upazila

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Juraichhari
জুরাছড়ি
Upazila
Juraichhari is located in Bangladesh
Juraichhari
Juraichhari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°40′N 92°23′E / 22.667°N 92.383°E / 22.667; 92.383Coordinates: 22°40′N 92°23′E / 22.667°N 92.383°E / 22.667; 92.383
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Rangamati District
Area
 • Total 606.05 km2 (234.00 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 11,621
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Juraichhari

Juraichhari (Bengali: জুরাছড়ি ) is an Upazila of Rangamati District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Juraichhari is located at 22°40′00″N 92°23′00″E / 22.6667°N 92.3833°E / 22.6667; 92.3833 . It has 2412 households and total area 606.05 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Juraichhari has a population of 11621. Males constitute 52.16% of the population, and females 47.84%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 6158. Juraichhari has an average literacy rate of 23.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Juraichhari has 4 Unions/Wards, 13 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 28 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gautam Chandra Modak (2012), "Juraichhari 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.