Mahalchhari Upazila

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Mahalchari
মহালছড়ি
Upazila
Mahalchari is located in Bangladesh
Mahalchari
Mahalchari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°55.2′N 92°1.5′E / 22.9200°N 92.0250°E / 22.9200; 92.0250Coordinates: 22°55.2′N 92°1.5′E / 22.9200°N 92.0250°E / 22.9200; 92.0250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Khagrachari District
Area
 • Total 248.64 km2 (96.00 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 32,609
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Mahalchari

Mahalchari (Bengali: মহালছড়ি) is an Upazila of Khagrachari District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Mahalchari is located at 22°55′10″N 92°01′30″E / 22.9194°N 92.0250°E / 22.9194; 92.0250 . It has 6343 households and total area 248.64 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Mahalchari has a population of 32609. Males constitute 52.95% of the population, and females 47.05%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 16662. Mahalchari has an average literacy rate of 26.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Mahalchari has 5 Unions/Wards, 13 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 100 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mongchen Ching (2012), "Mahalchhari 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.