Nageshwari Upazila

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Nageswari

নাগেশ্বরী
Nageswari is located in Bangladesh
Nageswari
Nageswari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°58.8′N 89°42.5′E / 25.9800°N 89.7083°E / 25.9800; 89.7083
Country Bangladesh
DivisionRangpur Division
DistrictKurigram District
Area
 • Total415.8 km2 (160.5 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total279,775
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
5660
WebsiteOfficial Map of Nageshwari

Nageshwari (Bengali: নাগেশ্বরী) is an Upazila of Kurigram District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh[1] located at 25°58′45″N 89°42′30″E / 25.9792°N 89.7083°E / 25.9792; 89.7083.

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Nageshwari has a population of 279775. Males constitute are 50.72% of the population, and females 49.28%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 131990. Nageshwari has an average literacy rate of 19.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Nageshwari has 1 municipal, 14 Unions/Wards, 79 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 367 villages.[citation needed]

Kaligonj ( কালীগঞ্জ ) Union: Kaligonj is one of the renowned and famous union of Nageswari upazila, as well as Kurigram District.[citation needed] The name Kaligonj was from Hindu Devi Kali. The most historic and famous event of Kaligonj union is Madaikhal Mela.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Harchandra Barman (2012), "Nageshwari Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), 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.