Kalkini Upazila

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Kalkini
কালকিনি
Upazila
Kalkini is located in Bangladesh
Kalkini
Kalkini
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°4′N 90°14.5′E / 23.067°N 90.2417°E / 23.067; 90.2417Coordinates: 23°4′N 90°14.5′E / 23.067°N 90.2417°E / 23.067; 90.2417
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Madaripur District
Area
 • Total 279.98 km2 (108.10 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 250,916
 • Density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Kalkini Upazila

Kalkini (Bengali: কালকিনি) is an Upazila of Madaripur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kalkini is located at 23°04′00″N 90°14′30″E / 23.0667°N 90.2417°E / 23.0667; 90.2417 . It has 46314 households and total area 279.98 km².

Demographics[edit]

Fasiatala and Bazrusar of Banshgari union are the Great Village in Kalkini Upazila As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kalkini has a population of 250916. Males constitute 50.37% of the population, and females 49.63%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 118534. Kalkini has an average literacy rate of 35.9% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Points of interest[edit]

The main places of public interests in Madaripur are Senapati Dighi, Arial Khan River, Kalkini Syed Abul Hossain University College.

Administration[edit]

Kalkini has 1 powrashva 14 Unions, 161 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 190 villages. Kalkini has 1 (one) Upazila parishad and 2 police station.

- Kalkini police station

- Dasar police station

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rashimul Haq (2012), "Kalkini 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. 
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