Matlab South Upazila

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Matlab Dakshin
Matlab Dakshin is located in Bangladesh
Matlab Dakshin
Matlab Dakshin
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°21′N 90°42.5′E / 23.350°N 90.7083°E / 23.350; 90.7083Coordinates: 23°21′N 90°42.5′E / 23.350°N 90.7083°E / 23.350; 90.7083
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictChandpur District
Area
 • Total131.69 km2 (50.85 sq mi)
Population
 • Total207,611
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)

Matlab Dakshin is an Upazila of Chandpur District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1] The former Upazila was divided into two in 2000, Matlab Dakshin and Matlab Uttar.[1]

Geography[edit]

Matlab is located at 23°21′00″N 90°42′30″E / 23.3500°N 90.7083°E / 23.3500; 90.7083. It has a total land area of 131.69 km².[1]

Demographics[edit]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Villages[edit]

There are a number of villages in Matlab Dakshin Upazila, including:

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  • South Baishpur
  • NarayanpurAl amin mm School
  • Dhakirgaon
  • Kaladi
  • Nabokolosh
  • Dighaldi
  • Kaladi
  • Uddamdi
  • Upadi
  • Bahari
  • Charmukundi
  • Nayergaon
  • Ghoradhari
  • Karbonda

Research[edit]

Matlab, including both Matlab Dakshin and Matlab Uttar Upazilas, is the primary rural field site for the International Centre for Diarrhoel Disease Research, Bangladesh, and the world's longest running health project.

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Matlabganj J.B. Pilot High School is a notable secondary school.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Patwari, Masum (2012). "Matlab Dakshin Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.