Nalitabari Upazila

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Nalitabari
নালিতাবাড়ি
Upazila
Nalitabari is located in Bangladesh
Nalitabari
Nalitabari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°5′N 90°11.7′E / 25.083°N 90.1950°E / 25.083; 90.1950Coordinates: 25°5′N 90°11.7′E / 25.083°N 90.1950°E / 25.083; 90.1950
Country  Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh Division
District Sherpur District
Area
 • Total 327.61 km2 (126.49 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 226,332
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Nalitabari

Nalitabari (Bengali: নালিতাবাড়ি) is an Upazila of Sherpur District[1] in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Nalitabari is located at 25°05′00″N 90°11′43″E / 25.0833°N 90.1954°E / 25.0833; 90.1954 . It has 42698 households and total area 327.61 km². Taragong bajar is the main populated place. All hotels and shops are found here also.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Nalitabari has a population of 226332. Males constitute 50.75% of the population, and females 49.25%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 103043. Nalitabari has an average literacy rate of 19.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Nalitabari has 12 Unions/Wards, 108 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 138 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joti Poddar (2012), "Nalitabari 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.