Lama Upazila

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Lama
লামা
Upazila
Lama is located in Bangladesh
Lama
Lama
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 21°46.5′N 92°12′E / 21.7750°N 92.200°E / 21.7750; 92.200Coordinates: 21°46.5′N 92°12′E / 21.7750°N 92.200°E / 21.7750; 92.200
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Bandarban District
Area
 • Total 671.84 km2 (259.40 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 64,717
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Lama

Lama (Bengali: লামা) is an Upazila of Bandarban District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Lama is located at 21°46′30″N 92°12′00″E / 21.7750°N 92.2000°E / 21.7750; 92.2000 . It has 13,754 households and a total area of 671.84 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the Bangladesh census,[which?] Lama had a population of 64,717, of whom 33,732 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 53.94% of the population, and females 46.06%. Lama had an average literacy rate of 21.1% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Lama has 5 Unions/Wards, 18 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 247 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atikur Rahman (2012). "Lama 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.