Khansama Upazila

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Khansama
খানসামা
Upazila
Khansama is located in Bangladesh
Khansama
Khansama
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°55.7′N 88°44′E / 25.9283°N 88.733°E / 25.9283; 88.733Coordinates: 25°55.7′N 88°44′E / 25.9283°N 88.733°E / 25.9283; 88.733
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Dinajpur District
Area
 • Total 179.72 km2 (69.39 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 123,782
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Khansama

Khansama (Bengali: খানসামা) is an upazila of Dinajpur District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Khansama is located at 25°55′40″N 88°44′00″E / 25.9278°N 88.7333°E / 25.9278; 88.7333; it has 23,735 households and total area 179.72 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Khansama has a population of 123782. Males constitute 50.85% of the population, and females 49.15%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 60772. Khansama has an average literacy rate of 23.2% (7+ years); the national average is 32.4% literacy.[2]

Administration[edit]

Khansama has 6 unions/wards, 57 mauzas/mahallas, and 57 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mamtajur Alam (2012), "Khansama 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 27 March 2005. Retrieved 10 November 2006.