Mathbaria Upazila

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Mathbaria
মঠবাড়িয়া
Upazila
Mathbaria is located in Bangladesh
Mathbaria
Mathbaria
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°17.2′N 89°58′E / 22.2867°N 89.967°E / 22.2867; 89.967Coordinates: 22°17.2′N 89°58′E / 22.2867°N 89.967°E / 22.2867; 89.967
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Pirojpur District
Area
 • Total 353.25 km2 (136.39 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 253,915
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Mathbaria Upazila

Mathbaria (Bengali: মঠবাড়িয়া ) is an Upazila of Pirojpur District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Mathbaria is located at 22°17′13″N 89°58′00″E / 22.2869°N 89.9667°E / 22.2869; 89.9667 . It has 48,139 households and a total area of 353.25 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, the population of Mathbaria Upazila was 262,841. Males constituted 49.0% of the population, and females 51.0%. Mathbaria has an average literacy rate of 61.7% (7+ years), compared to the national average is 51.8%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Mathbaria has 11 Unions/Wards, 69 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 94 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Mizanur Rahman (2012). "Mathbaria Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Census, 2011." Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved July 29, 2013