Kotalipara Upazila

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Kotalipara
কোটালীপাড়া
Upazila
Kotalipara is located in Bangladesh
Kotalipara
Kotalipara
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°59′N 89°59.5′E / 22.983°N 89.9917°E / 22.983; 89.9917Coordinates: 22°59′N 89°59.5′E / 22.983°N 89.9917°E / 22.983; 89.9917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Gopalganj District
Area
 • Total 362.05 km2 (139.79 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 206,195
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Kotalipara

Kotalipara (Bengali: কোটালীপাড়া) is an Upazila of Gopalganj District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Kotalipara is located at 22°59′00″N 89°59′30″E / 22.9833°N 89.9917°E / 22.9833; 89.9917 . It has 37,603 households and a total area of 362.05 km². It is a "Mofossol" town. It takes 4-5 hour coming from Dhaka in highway by Bus (Aricha াি্র্রুিিিpoint) and 3 hours at Mawa point.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kotalipara had a population of 206,195, of whom 102,198 were aged 18 or over.Males constituted 50.48% of the population, and females 49.52%. Kotalipara had an average literacy rate of 34.8% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Kotalipara has 13 Unions, 150 Mauzas, and 199 villages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swapan Kumar Gain (2012). "Kotalipara 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.