|• Total||259 km2 (100 sq mi)|
|• Density||260/km2 (660/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
|Website||Official Map of Kaptai|
Notable landmarks are the Karnaphuli Hydroelectric Power Station, the only Hydro-electric power plant of Bangladesh. The Kaptai Dam, built for this purpose on the Karnaphuli River, created the Kaptai Lake, the largest man-made dam in Bangladesh.
Kaptai is located at. It has 12992 households and total area 259 km².
At the 2001 Bangladesh census, Kaptai had a population of 66,135. Males constituted 55.45% of the population, and females 44.55%. The population of those aged 18 and older was 32,352. The average literacy rate was 49.9% (7+ years).
Points of interest
- Kaptai lake
- Karnaphuli Paper Mills
- Kaptai national park
- Navy camp picnic spot
- Joom picnic spot
- Waggachara Tea Estate
- Chitmaram buddhist temple
Kaptai has 5 Unions/Wards, 10 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 144 villages.
- Atikur Rahman (2012), "Kaptai Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
- "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
- http://www.bbs.gov.bd/RptZillaProfile.aspx Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, geographic unit, 2001 census
- Sifatul Quader Chowdhury (2012), "Karnafuli Hydropower Station", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
- Nuruddin Mahmood and M Abdul Hai (2012), "Kaptai Lake", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
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