Nalchity Upazila

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Nalchity
নলছিটি
Upazila
Nalchity is located in Bangladesh
Nalchity
Nalchity
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°37.3′N 90°16.2′E / 22.6217°N 90.2700°E / 22.6217; 90.2700Coordinates: 22°37.3′N 90°16.2′E / 22.6217°N 90.2700°E / 22.6217; 90.2700
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Jhalakati District
Area
 • Total 237.17 km2 (91.57 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 203,563
 • Density 860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Nalchity Upazila

Nalchity (Bengali: নলছিটি ) is an Upazila of Jhalokati District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Nalchity is located at 22°37′20″N 90°16′15″E / 22.6222°N 90.2708°E / 22.6222; 90.2708. It has 38,006 households and a total area of 237.17 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Nalchity had a population of 203,563. Males constituted 50.02% of the population, and females 49.98%. The population aged 18 or over was 100,836. Nalchity had an average literacy rate of 47.1% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Nalchity has 10 Unions/Wards, 165 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 150 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Mizanur Rahman (2012). "Nalchity 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.