Kamarkhanda Upazila

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Kamarkhando
কামারখন্দ
Upazila
Kamarkhando is located in Bangladesh
Kamarkhando
Kamarkhando
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°22′N 89°42.3′E / 24.367°N 89.7050°E / 24.367; 89.7050Coordinates: 24°22′N 89°42.3′E / 24.367°N 89.7050°E / 24.367; 89.7050
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Sirajganj District
Area
 • Total 91.61 km2 (35.37 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 105,997
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Kamarkhanda

Kamarkhanda (Bengali: কামারখন্দ) is an Upazila of Sirajganj District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kamarkhanda is located at 24°22′00″N 89°42′15″E / 24.3667°N 89.7042°E / 24.3667; 89.7042 . It has 19181 households and total area 91.61 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kamarkhanda has a population of 105,997. Males constitute 51.81% of the population, and females 48.19%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 51,649. Kamarkhanda has an average literacy rate of 26.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Kamarkhanda has 4 Unions/Wards, 55 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 92 villages including Paikosha, Konabari, Bagbari.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sufia Parveen (2012), "Kamarkhanda 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.