Karatia Union

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Karatia

করটিয়া
Town
Karatia is located in Bangladesh
Karatia
Karatia
Coordinates: 24°13′27.0732″N 89°58′27.6456″E / 24.224187000°N 89.974346000°E / 24.224187000; 89.974346000Coordinates: 24°13′27.0732″N 89°58′27.6456″E / 24.224187000°N 89.974346000°E / 24.224187000; 89.974346000
CountryBangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictTangail District
UpazilaTangail Sadar Upazila
Incorporated1984
Government
 • TypeUnion Council
 • ChairmanMorshed Ali Khan Ponni
Area
 • Total19 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total70,000
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
1903
Area code(s)0921
Websitekarotiaup.tangail.gov.bd

Karatia Union (Bengali: করটিয়া ইউনিয়ন) is a union of Tangail Sadar Upazila, Bangladesh. It is a suburb of Tangail. The town is situated 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) away from Tangail city, 92 kilometres (57 mi) northwest of Dhaka city, the capital.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Karatia Union had 10,260 households and a population of 46,489. The literacy rate (age 7 and over) was 58.9% (male: 62.5%, female: 55.1%).[1]

Education[edit]

Government Saadat College is located in this town. Everyday almost 10,000 students come in Karatia to take lessons from different parts of Tangail and other nearby villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Community Report: Tangail" (PDF). Population & Housing Census 2011. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-12-02. Retrieved 2017-06-18.

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