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Pond in Khoksa
Pond in Khoksa
Khoksa is located in Bangladesh
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°48′25″N 89°17′05″E / 23.80694°N 89.28472°E / 23.80694; 89.28472Coordinates: 23°48′25″N 89°17′05″E / 23.80694°N 89.28472°E / 23.80694; 89.28472
Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictKushtia District
 • Total99.17 km2 (38.29 sq mi)
 • Total93,371
 • Density942/km2 (2,440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Khoksa

Khoksa is a small town eastern Kushtia District, Bangladesh.This town serves as the headquarter of Khoksa Upazila. It is 24 kilometres (15 mi) from Kushtia city and 200 kilometres (120 mi) from the capital Dhaka.


Khoksa is located at approximately 23.806°N 89.284°E. It has 16,424 households and a total area of 99.17 km².


According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Khoksa had a population of 93,371. Males constituted 51.65% of the population, and females 48.35%. The population aged 18 or over was 47,024. Khoksa had an average literacy rate of 25.2% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[1] Unions: Khoksa, Osmanpur, Betbaria, Janipur, Shimulia, Somospur & Gopgram.


Educational Institutions: The town has a number of educational institutions. Alhaj Saidur Rahman Mantu Mahila Degree College, Khokha University College and Khoksa-Janipur Pilot High School,Khoksa-Janipur Girls High School, Shimulia High School are mentionable. These educational institutions have glorious history and reputation. Students of these institutions are making brilliant results in public examinations.


Janipur is the house of annual Hindu Kali Pooja festival in Bangladesh. Hindus from all over Bangladesh and some are from abroad come to attend this religious festival.


The economy of this upazila is mostly agriculture oriented. Khoksa has a railway station called "Khoksa station" and It Has a Bus Stand Also......


Former Gorai River runs along the west side of the town, including the famous island "Guchchho Gram".