Kendua Upazila

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Kendua
কেন্দুয়া
Upazila
Kendua is located in Bangladesh
Kendua
Kendua
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°39′N 90°50.5′E / 24.650°N 90.8417°E / 24.650; 90.8417Coordinates: 24°39′N 90°50.5′E / 24.650°N 90.8417°E / 24.650; 90.8417
Country  Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh Division
District Netrokona District
Area
 • Total 303.6 km2 (117.2 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 265,628
 • Density 870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Kendua

Kendua (Bengali: কেন্দুয়া) is an Upazila of Netrokona District[1] in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Kendua is located at 24°39′00″N 90°50′30″E / 24.6500°N 90.8417°E / 24.6500; 90.8417 . It has 51221 households and total area 303.6 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kendua has a population of 265628. Males constitute 50.58% of the population, and females 49.42%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 133969. Kendua has an average literacy rate of 37.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Kendua has 13 Unions/Wards, 227 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 311 villages.

  1. Asujia Union (Bengali: আশুজিয়া)
  2. Dalpa(Bengali: দল্পা)
  3. Garadoba(Bengali: গড়াডোবা)
  4. Ganda(Bengali: গন্ডা)
  5. Sandikona(Bengali: সান্দিকোণা)
  6. Mashka(Bengali: মাস্কা)
  7. Balaishimul(Bengali: বলাইশিমূল)
  8. Noapara(Bengali: নওপাড়া)
  9. Kandiura(Bengali: কান্দিউড়া)
  10. Chirang(Bengali: চিরাং)
  11. Roailbari(Bengali: রোয়াইলবাড়ী)
  12. Paikura (Bengali: পাইকুড়া)
  13. Muzaffarpur(Bengali: মোজাফরপুর)

There are 331 villages in Kenuda. A few of them are given below:

Village Name Village Name Village Name
Mozaffarpur (Bengali: মোজাফরপুর} Kawali Kanda (Bengali: কাওয়ালীকান্দা) Bairati (Bengali: বৈরাটী)
Shohagpur (Bengali: সোহাগপুর) Deopara (Bengali: দেওপাড়া) Noupara (Bengali: নওপাড়া)
Khalijura (Bengali: খালিজুড়া) Chitua (Bengali: চিটুয়া) Barla (Bengali: বাড়লা)
Pubail (Bengali: পূবাইল) Korimghatee (Bengali: করিমখাঁগাতী) Paikura (Bengali: পাইকুড়া)
Taluk Mohesh (Bengali: তালুকমহেশ) Nagdora (Bengali: নাগডরা) Nouhati (Bengali: নওহাটা)
Uttar bobanipur (Bengali: উত্তরবানীপুর) Dokkin bobanipur (Bengali: দক্ষিণবানীপুর) Pechundori (Bengali: পেচুন্দরী)
Pemoi (Bengali: পেমই) Harar kandi (Bengali: হারারকান্দি)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Abul Hasem Khan (2012). "Kendua 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.