Katiadi Upazila

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Katiadi
কটিয়াদি
Upazila
Katiadi is located in Bangladesh
Katiadi
Katiadi
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°15′00″N 90°47′30″E / 24.25000°N 90.79167°E / 24.25000; 90.79167Coordinates: 24°15′00″N 90°47′30″E / 24.25000°N 90.79167°E / 24.25000; 90.79167
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Kishoreganj District
Area
 • Total 219.22 km2 (84.64 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 264,501
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 2330
Website Official Map of Katiadi

Katiadi (Bengali: কটিয়াদি) is an Upazila of Kishoreganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1] Katiadi Upazila with an area of 219.22 km2, is bounded by kishoreganj sadar and karimganj upazilas on the north, belabo and monohardi upazilas on the south, nikli and bajitpur upazilas on the east, pakundia upazila on the west. Purushbadhia, Doba and Reksa Beels are notable.

Geography[edit]

Katiadi is located at 24°15′00″N 90°47′24″E / 24.2500°N 90.79°E / 24.2500; 90.79 . It has 49488 households and total area 219.22 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Katiadi has a population of 264501. Males constitute 50.24% of the population, and females 49.76%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 125001. Katiadi has an average literacy rate of 20.3% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Humayun Kabir(Achmita 7143) Katiadi Upazila is the largest upazila of kishoreganj district, with an area of 219.22 km2, and is bounded by kishoreganj sadar and karimganj upazilas on the north, belabo and monohardi upazilas on the south, Nikli and Bajitpur upazilas on the east, pakundia upazila on the west. Purushbadhia, Doba and Reksa Beels are notable.

Katiadi has a population of 12208; male 52.75%, female 47.25%; population density is 4472 per km2. Literacy rate among the town people is 45.25%.

Administration[edit]

Abdul Wahab Ainuddin is the running chairman of katiadi upuzila.

Administration Katiadi thana was turned into an upazila in 1983. It consists of Kaitadi Upazila has only pourosova katiadi and 9 union parishads named Lohajuri, JalalPur, Achmita, Bonogram, Mosua, Momurdia,Chandopur, Duldia, korgaong, 95 mouzas and 151 villages.

Katiadi is declared as pourosova 1999 and founded at 31 May 2001. Mohammad Ali was foundering and first chairman & the then administrator of the pourashava. Tofazzal Hossian Khan Dilip was the first elected chairman and also acting mayor. He elected 2 times continuously.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Syed Md Saleh Uddin (2012), "Katiadi 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.