Kaliakair Upazila

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Kaliakair
কালিয়াকৈর
Upazila
Kaliakair is located in Bangladesh
Kaliakair
Kaliakair
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°4.5′N 90°13′E / 24.0750°N 90.217°E / 24.0750; 90.217Coordinates: 24°4.5′N 90°13′E / 24.0750°N 90.217°E / 24.0750; 90.217
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Gazipur District
Area
 • Total 314.14 km2 (121.29 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 232,915
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 1750
Website Kaliakair Upazila

Kaliakair (Bengali: কালিয়াকৈর) is an Upazila of Gazipur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kaliakair is located at 24°04′30″N 90°13′00″E / 24.0750°N 90.2167°E / 24.0750; 90.2167 . It has 45565 households and total area 314.14 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kaliakair has a population of 232915. Males constitute 51.21% of the population, and females 48.79%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 126799. Kaliakair has an average literacy rate of 28.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Kaliakair has 9 Unions/Wards, 181 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 283 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rana, Ayub (2012). "Kaliakair Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. 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.