Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila

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Kishoreganj Sadar

কিশোরগঞ্জ সদর
Kishoreganj Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Kishoreganj Sadar
Kishoreganj Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°26′N 90°47′E / 24.433°N 90.783°E / 24.433; 90.783Coordinates: 24°26′N 90°47′E / 24.433°N 90.783°E / 24.433; 90.783
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictKishoreganj District
Area
 • Total193.73 km2 (74.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total500,208
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Websitekishoreganjsadar.kishoreganj.gov.bd

Kishoreganj Sadar (Bengali: কিশোরগঞ্জ সদর) is an Upazila of Kishoreganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Kishoreganj Sadar is located at 24°26′00″N 90°47′00″E / 24.4333°N 90.7833°E / 24.4333; 90.7833. It has 55,828 housing units and a total area 193.73 km².[citation needed] Kishoregonj is the name of a district where some important people were born.[citation needed] Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila (kishoreganj district) is bounded by Nandail upazila on the north, Pakundia and Katiadi upazilas on the south, Karimganj and Tarail upazilas on the east and Hossainpur and Nandail upazilas on the west. Main river is Narsunda.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kishoreganj Sadar had a population of 300,337. Males constituted 51.52% of the population, females 48.48%. This upazila's population of eighteen and older was 149,926. Kishoreganj Sadar had an average literacy rate of 28.3% (7+ years). The national average was 32.4% literate.[1]

Shohidi Mosque

Education[edit]

Gurudayal Government Collage Mokti State

According to Banglapedia, Kishoregonj Government Boys' High School, founded in 1881, is a notable secondary school.[2] kishoreganj girl's high school

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
  2. ^ Rahman, Hakim Md Fazlur (2012). "Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.