Mohammadpur Upazila

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Mohammadpur
মহম্মদপুর (মাগুরা)
Upazila
Mohammadpur is located in Bangladesh
Mohammadpur
Mohammadpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°24.3′N 89°36.3′E / 23.4050°N 89.6050°E / 23.4050; 89.6050Coordinates: 23°24.3′N 89°36.3′E / 23.4050°N 89.6050°E / 23.4050; 89.6050
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Magura District
Area
 • Total 234.29 km2 (90.46 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 160,340
 • Density 684/km2 (1,770/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Mohammadpur

Mohammadpur (Bengali: মোহাম্মদপুর (মাগুরা)) is an Upazila of Magura District[1] in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Mohammadpur is located at 23°24′15″N 89°36′15″E / 23.4042°N 89.6042°E / 23.4042; 89.6042. It has 28158 households and a total area of 234.29 km². The River Naboganga flows through the Upazila. Mohammadpur stands near the bank of Modhumoti river. The Modhumoti river divided Mohammadpur from Dhaka division.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Mohammadpur had a population of 160,340. Males constituted 50.58% of the population, and females 49.42%. The population aged 18 or over was 76,748. Mohammadpur had an average literacy rate of 25.8% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Mohammadpur has 8 Unions/Wards, 131 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 182 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Mohebbullah (2012), "Mohammadpur 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.