Maheshkhali Upazila

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Maheshkhali
মহেশখালী
Upazila
Buddhist Temple
Buddhist Temple
Maheshkhali is located in Bangladesh
Maheshkhali
Maheshkhali
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 21°33′N 91°57′E / 21.550°N 91.950°E / 21.550; 91.950Coordinates: 21°33′N 91°57′E / 21.550°N 91.950°E / 21.550; 91.950
Country Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Cox's Bazar District
Area
 • Total 362.18 km2 (139.84 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 219,520
 • Density 606/km2 (1,570/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Website Official Map of Maheshkhali

Maheshkhali (Bengali: মহেশখালী) is an Upazila of Cox's Bazar District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Maheshkhali is located at 21°33′00″N 91°57′00″E / 21.5500°N 91.9500°E / 21.5500; 91.9500 . It has 33287 households and total area 362.18 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Maheshkhali has a population of 219520. Males constitute are 53.13% of the population, and females 46.87%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 90892. Maheshkhali has an average literacy rate of , and the national average of literate.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohammad Jasim Uddin (2012), "Maheshkhali 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. ^ স্বর্গে ঈশ্বর নাই, ঈশ্বর আছে ভাষায় [There is no God in heaven, God is in the language]. vinnochokh.com. Archived from the original on 20 July 2016.