Matlab (Bangladesh)

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Matlab (Bangladesh) is located in Bangladesh
Matlab (Bangladesh)
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
Division Chittagong Division
District Chandpur District
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Matlab was an Upazila (subdistrict) of Chandpur District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1] In 2000, the administrative area was subdivided into Matlab Dakshin Upazila and Matlab Uttar Upazila.[1]




Washing vegetables and filtering water through cloth in Matlab

Matlab, including both Matlab Dakshin and Matlab Uttar Upazilas, is the primary rural field site for the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, and the world's longest running health project.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b Patwari, Masum (2012). "Matlab Dakshin Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ Laurie Budgar (2010). "Professor receives grant to study effects of good health in Bangladesh". University of Denver Magazine. 
  3. ^ "Matlab Demographic Workbook". ICDDR,B. Retrieved 5 April 2014.