Koyra Upazila

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Koyra
কয়রা
Upazila
Koyra is located in Bangladesh
Koyra
Koyra
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°20.5′N 89°18′E / 22.3417°N 89.300°E / 22.3417; 89.300Coordinates: 22°20.5′N 89°18′E / 22.3417°N 89.300°E / 22.3417; 89.300
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Khulna District
Area
 • Total 1,775.41 km2 (685.49 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 165,473
 • Density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 9290
Website [1]
Monument and shahid minar, koyra

Koyra (Bengali: কয়রা) is an Upazila of Khulna District[1] in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.It's the 2nd largest Upazila in Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Koyra is located at 22°20′30″N 89°18′00″E / 22.3417°N 89.3000°E / 22.3417; 89.3000. It has 28,061 households and a total area 1775.41 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Koyra had a population of 165,473. Males constituted 49.68% of the population, and females 50.32%. The population aged 18 or over was 80,830. Koyra had an average literacy rate of 32.4% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Koyra has 7 Unions/Wards, 72 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 131 villages.[3] The Unions are:

  1. Bagali
  2. Moheswaripur
  3. Moharajpur
  4. Koyra
  5. Uttar(North)Bedkashi

northbedkashiup.Khulna.gov.bd

  1. Dakshin (South) Bedkashi
  2. Amadi

Education[edit]

Primary schools[edit]

  • Koyra Monorama Govt. Primary School
  • Koyra Govt. Primary School
  • Borobari Govt. Primary School
  • Doshalia Adarsho Primary School
  • Bedkashi Govt. primary School
  • Purba Moheswaripur Govt. Primary School

Secondary schools[edit]

Mothbari Serajiya Secondary High School

  • Koyra Shakbaria School & College
  • Gazi Abdul Zabbar School & College
  • Koyra Madinabad High School
  • Bedkahsi collegiate School & College
  • Maheswaripur High School
  • N.A.G.D.Kantoram Memorial United Academy
  • Barabari High School.
  • V.K.S.A Gilabari PG United Academy School and College.
  • Jakaria shikha neketan High school.
  • Saptogram Adarsho High School(prostabito)

Colleges[edit]

  • Kapotakshma Degree college
  • Gazi Abdul Zabbar School & College
  • Jobeda Khanam Mahila College
  • Koyra Shakbaria School & College
  • Khan saheb kamor uddin college
  • Bedkahsi collegiate School & College

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Ashraful Islam Goldar (2012), "Koyra 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. 
  3. ^ "এক নজরে কয়রা | Koyra Upazilla | কয়রা উপজেলা". koyra.khulna.gov.bd (in Bengali). Retrieved 2017-03-19.