Muksudpur Upazila

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Muksudpur
মুকসুদপুর
Upazila
Muksudpur is located in Bangladesh
Muksudpur
Muksudpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°19′N 89°52′E / 23.317°N 89.867°E / 23.317; 89.867Coordinates: 23°19′N 89°52′E / 23.317°N 89.867°E / 23.317; 89.867
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Gopalganj District
Area
 • Total 309.63 km2 (119.55 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 269,489
 • Density 870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Muksudpur (Bengali: মুকসুদপুর) is an Upazila of Gopalganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Muksudpur is located at 23°19′00″N 89°52′00″E / 23.3167°N 89.8667°E / 23.3167; 89.8667. It has 49,965 households and a total area of 309.63 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Muksudpur had a population of 269,489. Males constituted 50.1% of the population, and females 49.9%. The adult (defined as 18 and older) population was 132,738. Muksudpur has an average literacy rate of 34.3% for people seven years of age and older, slightly above the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Chairman: Asraful Alam Shimul

Vice Chairman: Mohammad Abul Hossain Molla

Woman Vice Chairman: Renju Begum

Muksudpur has 17 Unions/Wards, 207 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 260 villages.

Economy[edit]

Muksudpur's economic is mostly based on farming and fishing.

Special Person[edit]

1. Lt. Col. Muhammad Faruk Khan (Retd.)

2. Dr. Azizur Rahman, Professor of Dhaka University (Retd.)

Innovative Person[edit]

1. Agriculturist Ashikur Rahman (Shuvo)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haldar, Paritosh (2012). "Muksudpur 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.