Khetlal Upazila

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Khetlal
ক্ষেতলাল
Upazila
Khetlal is located in Bangladesh
Khetlal
Khetlal
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°1.5′N 89°8′E / 25.0250°N 89.133°E / 25.0250; 89.133Coordinates: 25°1.5′N 89°8′E / 25.0250°N 89.133°E / 25.0250; 89.133
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Joypurhat District
Area
 • Total 142.6 km2 (55.1 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 115,918
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Khetlal

Khetlal (Bengali: ক্ষেতলাল) is an Upazila of Joypurhat District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Khetlal Upazila (Joypurhat district) area 142.60 km2, located in between 24°56' and 25°08' north latitudes and in between 89°02' and 89°12' east longitudes. It is bounded by Joypurhat sadar upazila on the north, Akkelpur and Dhupchanchia upazilas on the south, Kalai and Shibganj upazilas on the east, Joypurhat Sadar and Akkelpur upazilas on the west.

Water bodies Main rivers: Tulsiganga, Harabati.

Demographics[edit]

Population Total 115918; male 59274, female 56644; Muslim 105728, Hindu 9981, Buddhist 65, Christian 18 and others 126. Indigenous communities such as santal and oraon belong to this upazila.

Administration[edit]

Khetlal Thana was formed in 1847 and it was turned into an upazila on 3 July 1983. Khetlal Municipality was declared on 9 December 2010.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Bangladesh Population Census 2001, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics; Cultural survey report of Khetlal Upazila 2007.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shahnaz Parveen (2012), "Khetlal 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.