Kazipur Upazila

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Kazipur
কাজীপুর
Upazila
Kazipur is located in Bangladesh
Kazipur
Kazipur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°38.5′N 89°39′E / 24.6417°N 89.650°E / 24.6417; 89.650Coordinates: 24°38.5′N 89°39′E / 24.6417°N 89.650°E / 24.6417; 89.650
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Sirajganj District
Government
Area
 • Total 368.63 km2 (142.33 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 244,804
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 6710
Website Official Map of Kazipur

Kazipur (Bengali: কাজীপুর) is an Upazila of Sirajgonj District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Kazipur is located at 24°38′30″N 89°39′00″E / 24.6417°N 89.6500°E / 24.6417; 89.6500. It has 462,011 households.[when?] The total area of the upazila is 368.63 km2 (142 sq mi).[1] The main river is the Jamuna, which branches and rejoins several times. The Ichamati crosses the western edge of the upazila.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kazipur has a population of 244,804. 50.39% male and 49.61% female. The adult population is 120,257. Kazipur has an average literacy rate of 30.5% (7+ years), against the national average of 42.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Kazipur has 12 Unions, 1169 Mauzas/Mahallas and 189,752 villages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rafiqul Islam (2012). "Kazipur 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.