Madaripur Sadar Upazila

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Madaripur Sadar
মাদারিপুর সদর
Upazila
Madaripur Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Madaripur Sadar
Madaripur Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°10′N 90°12.5′E / 23.167°N 90.2083°E / 23.167; 90.2083Coordinates: 23°10′N 90°12.5′E / 23.167°N 90.2083°E / 23.167; 90.2083
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Madaripur District
Area
 • Total 313.81 km2 (121.16 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 345.764 [1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 7900
Website Madaripur Sadar [2]

Madaripur Sadar (Bengali: মাদারিপুর সদর) is an Upazila of Madaripur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Madaripur Sadar is located at 23°10′00″N 90°12′30″E / 23.1667°N 90.2083°E / 23.1667; 90.2083 . It has 54655 households and total area 313.81 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Madaripur Sadar has a population of 307822. Males constitute 51.19% of the population, and females 48.81%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 146202. Madaripur Sadar has an average literacy rate of 38.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Madaripur Sadar has 15 Unions, 204 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 185 villages. Panchkhola is one of them.

Unions of Madaripur Sadar Upazila[edit]

• Bahadurpur Union • Chilar Char Union • Dhurail Union • Dudkhali Union • Ghatmajhi Union • Jhaudi Union • Kalikapur Union • Kendua Union • Khoajpur Union • Kunia Union • Mustafapur Union • Panchkhola Union • Pearpur Union • Rasti Union • Sirkhara Union

Education[edit]

Currently there have no full-fledged public and/or private universities except few colleges affiliated with national university.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kazi Nazmul Islam (2012), "Madaripur 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.