Kathalia Upazila

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Kathalia
কাঁঠালিয়া
Upazila
Kathalia is located in Bangladesh
Kathalia
Kathalia
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°24′N 90°7.5′E / 22.400°N 90.1250°E / 22.400; 90.1250Coordinates: 22°24′N 90°7.5′E / 22.400°N 90.1250°E / 22.400; 90.1250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Jhalokati District
Area
 • Total 152.08 km2 (58.72 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 123,298
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Kathalia Upazila

Kathalia (Bengali: কাঁঠালিয়া ) is an Upazila of Jhalakati District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Kathalia is located at 22°24′00″N 90°07′30″E / 22.4000°N 90.1250°E / 22.4000; 90.1250 . It has 23,904 households and a total area of 152.08 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kathalia had a population of 123,298. Males constitutde 50.02% of the population, and females 49.98%. The population aged 18 or over was 63,714. Kathalia has an average literacy rate of 50.9% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[1]

Administration[edit]

Kathalia has 6 Unions/Wards, 47 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 52 villages, including Analbania.

The chairman of the upazila is Md Faruk Sikdar.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.