Kalai Upazila

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Kalai

কালাই
Kalai is located in Bangladesh
Kalai
Kalai
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°3.5′N 89°11′E / 25.0583°N 89.183°E / 25.0583; 89.183Coordinates: 25°3.5′N 89°11′E / 25.0583°N 89.183°E / 25.0583; 89.183
Country Bangladesh
DivisionRajshahi Division
DistrictJoypurhat District
Area
 • Total166.3 km2 (64.2 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total114,183
 • Density687/km2 (1,780/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)

Kalai (Bengali: কালাই) is an Upazila of Joypurhat District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kalai is located at 25°03′30″N 89°11′00″E / 25.0583°N 89.1833°E / 25.0583; 89.1833 . It has 23504 households and total area 166.3 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kalai has a population of 114183. Males constitute 50.86% of the population, and females 49.14%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 60864. Kalai has an average literacy rate of 23.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Kalai has 5 Unions/Wards, 109 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 158 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shahnaz Parveen (2012), "Kalai Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), 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.