Kashiani Upazila

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Kashiani
কাশিয়ানী
Upazila
Kashiani is located in Bangladesh
Kashiani
Kashiani
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°13′N 89°42′E / 23.217°N 89.700°E / 23.217; 89.700Coordinates: 23°13′N 89°42′E / 23.217°N 89.700°E / 23.217; 89.700
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Gopalganj District
Area
 • Total 299.64 km2 (115.69 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 205,596
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 8130
Website kashiani.gopalganj.gov.bd

Kashiani (Bengali: কাশিয়ানী) is an Upazila of Gopalganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kashiani is located at 23°13′00″N 89°42′00″E / 23.2167°N 89.7000°E / 23.2167; 89.7000 . It has 36965 households and total area 299.64 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kashiani has a population of 205596. Males constitute 50.09% of the population, and females 49.91%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 101974. Kashiani has an average literacy rate of 39.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Kashiani has 14 Unions/Wards, 154 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 161 villages. Kasiani News Paper- 1 : Weekly Kasiani Barta. Editor : Hanif Mahmud (Publish 8 June 2014)Publish by Hanif Mahmud from Bismilla Ofset Press, Kasiani.

Chairman: Jani Alom Mia Vice Chairman: Khaza Newoz Woman Vice Chairman: Minazaman

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO): Mohd. Muniruzzaman Pressclub : Kasiani Pressclub (president) : Hanif Mahmud

Union Porisad Chairman : Md Mosiur Rahman Khan, Mohespur Union Chairman: Kazi Abul Kalam Azad'

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alam, Md Shah (2012). "Kashiani 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.