Kushtia Sadar Upazila

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Kushtia Sadar
কুষ্ঠিয়া সদর
Upazila
Kushtia Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Kushtia Sadar
Kushtia Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°54′N 89°8′E / 23.900°N 89.133°E / 23.900; 89.133Coordinates: 23°54′N 89°8′E / 23.900°N 89.133°E / 23.900; 89.133
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Kushtia District
Area
 • Total 316.26 km2 (122.11 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 502.255 [1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Kushtia Sadar

Kushtia Sadar (Bengali: কুষ্ঠিয়া সদর) is an Upazila of Kushtia District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

N704 at Chourhas more, Kushtia.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kushtia Sadar has a population of 368774. Males constitute 51.77% of the population, and females 48.23%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 194778. Kushtia Sadar has an average literacy rate of 33.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Arts and culture[edit]

International artists have come together at Smaran Matshya Beej Khamar to participate in the annual CRACK International Art Camp since 2007.[3]

Administration[edit]

Kushtia Sadar has 18 Unions/Wards, 144 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 157 villages.

Education[edit]

  • Kushtia Zilla School
  • Goswami Durgapur High School
  • Kaburhat High School
# Maintor school and college

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SM Rakib Nehal (2012), "Kushtia Sadar 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. ^ "Crack art camp kicks off in Kushtia". Daily Sun. Dhaka. December 26, 2016. Retrieved June 27, 2017.