Mymensingh Sadar Upazila

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Mymensingh Sadar
ময়মনসিংহ সদর
Upazila
Mymensingh Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Mymensingh Sadar
Mymensingh Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°45′N 90°25′E / 24.750°N 90.417°E / 24.750; 90.417Coordinates: 24°45′N 90°25′E / 24.750°N 90.417°E / 24.750; 90.417
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Mymensingh District
Area
 • Total 388.45 km2 (149.98 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 566,368
 • Density 1,458/km2 (3,780/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Mymensingh Sadar

Mymensingh Sadar (Bengali: ময়মনসিংহ সদর) is an Upazila of Mymensingh District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Mymensingh Sadar is located at 24°45′00″N 90°25′00″E / 24.7500°N 90.4167°E / 24.7500; 90.4167. It has 104,567 units of household and its total area is 388.45 km². The River Brahmaputra just crosses the section of Mymensingh. A hundred plus years ago the river was wided 5-10 km and now it is a seasonal flow, not an ever-flowing river. A huge land recovered from this riverbed for a hundred years as named 'CHARS' is a big part of Mymensingh and as it was riverine land regular seasonal flood water namely from the GARO hills of Meghalaya Of India flashes up to these CHAR's. Flood is some where seasonal reasons for refreshing fertility of land and a trend of native fishes add some protein budget assistance in this poor CHAR villages.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Mymensingh Sadar had a population of 566,368. Males constituted 52.18% of the population, and females 47.82%. This Upazila's eighteen-up population was 284,112. Mymensingh Sadar has an average literacy rate of 37% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administrative[edit]

Mymensingh Sadar has 20 Unions/Wards, 213 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 173 villages. The City council ( Mymensingh Pourasova) is river side center of Mymensingh established by colonial native kings.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.