Kurigram Sadar Upazila

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Kurigram Sadar
কুড়িগ্রাম সদর
Upazila
Kurigram Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Kurigram Sadar
Kurigram Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°49′N 89°39′E / 25.817°N 89.650°E / 25.817; 89.650Coordinates: 25°49′N 89°39′E / 25.817°N 89.650°E / 25.817; 89.650
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Kurigram District
Area
 • Total 276.45 km2 (106.74 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 312,408[1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Sadar.gif Official Map of Kurigram Sadar

Kurigram Sadar (Bengali: কুড়িগ্রাম সদর) is an Upazila of Kurigram District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[2]

Geography[edit]

Kurigram Sadar is located at 25°49′00″N 89°39′00″E / 25.8167°N 89.6500°E / 25.8167; 89.6500 . It has 40310 households and total area 276.45 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kurigram Sadar has a population of 217311. Males constitute 51.01% of the population, and females 48.99%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 106925. Kurigram Sadar has an average literacy rate of 26.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[3]

Administration[edit]

Kurigram Sadar has 11 Unions/Wards, 169 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 256 villages. krisnopur is the largest mauza in kurigram.

Education[edit]

Kurigram Government College
Kurigram Govt. Women College
Mojida Degree College
Kurigram Govt. High School
Kurigram Govt. Girls' High School
Shuvesscha tutorial Homes, Mollah para, Kurigram
Mogalbasa Bilateral High School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kurigram (District (Zila), Bangladesh) - Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". citypopulation.de. 
  2. ^ Md Kamal Hossain (2012), "Kurigram Sadar Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.