Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila

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Moulvibazar Sadar
মৌলভীবাজার সদর
Location of Moulvibazar Sadar  মৌলভীবাজার সদর
Division Sylhet Division
District Moulvibazar District
Government
 • MP (Moulvibazar-3) Vacant
Area
 • Total 344.34 km2 (132.95 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 239,378
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 3200

Moulvibazar Sadar (Bengali: মৌলভীবাজার সদর) is an Upazila of Moulvibazar District[1] in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Moulvibazar Sadar is located at 24°28′40″N 91°46′00″E / 24.4778°N 91.7667°E / 24.4778; 91.7667. It has 40573 households and total area 344.34 km².

Union Parishads[edit]

The upazila has 12 Union Parishads or UPs. They are as follow:

  • Akhailkura
  • Amtail
  • Chandnighat
  • Ekatuna
  • Giasnagar
  • Kamalpur
  • Kanakpur
  • Khalilpur
  • Manumukh
  • Mostafapur
  • Nazirabad
  • Upper Kagabala

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Moulvibazar Sadar has a population of 239378. Males constitute 51.56% of the population, and females 48.44%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 126303. Moulvibazar Sadar has an average literacy rate of 36.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Moulvibazar Sadar has 12 Unions/Wards, 229 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 419 villages. Moulvibazar Govt. High School is the oldest one in the district

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Ali Amzad Government Girls' High School, founded in 1932, is a notable secondary school.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wadud, Shah Abdul (2012). "Maulvibazar Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. 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.