Kushtia Sadar Upazila

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Kushtia Sadar

কুষ্ঠিয়া সদর
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
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictKushtia District
Area
 • Total316.26 km2 (122.11 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total502,255
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial 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]

According to 2011 Bangladesh census, Kushtia Sadar had a population of 502,255. Males constituted 50.47% of the population and females 49.53. Muslims formed 95.900% of the population, Hindus 3.873%, Christians 0.028% and others 0.198%. Kushtia Sadar had a literacy rate of 53.9% for the population 7 years and above.[2]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kushtia Sadar has a population of 368,774. Males constitute 51.77% of the population, and females 48.23%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 194,778. Kushtia Sadar has an average literacy rate of 33.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[3]

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.[4]

Administration[edit]

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

Education[edit]

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. ^ "Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011: Zila Report – Kushtia" (PDF). Table P01 : Household and Population by Sex and Residence, Table P05 : Population by Religion, Age group and Residence, Table P09 : Literacy of Population 7 Years & Above by Religion, Sex and Residence. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), Ministry of Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
  4. ^ "Crack art camp kicks off in Kushtia". Daily Sun. Dhaka. December 26, 2016. Retrieved June 27, 2017.