Naogaon Sadar Upazila

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This article is about the upazila in Bangladesh. For the namesake city, see Naogaon. For the district under which it falls in Bangladesh, see Naogaon District. For the city in India, see Nagaon. For the district in India, see Nagaon District.
Naogaon Sadar
নওগাঁ সদর
Upazila
Naogaon Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Naogaon Sadar
Naogaon Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°48.3′N 88°57′E / 24.8050°N 88.950°E / 24.8050; 88.950Coordinates: 24°48.3′N 88°57′E / 24.8050°N 88.950°E / 24.8050; 88.950
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Naogaon District
Area
 • Total 275.73 km2 (106.46 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 348,940
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Naogaon Sadar

Naogaon Sadar (Bengali: নওগাঁ সদর) is an Upazila of Naogaon District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

History[edit]

In British India sub-districts were called as "Thana", which were mainly exercised by the police. When development activities become widespread, it would be known as a development circle. In 1949 Naogaon Sadar was declared as a thana, in 1960 as a development circle and in 1984 as a sub-district.[1]

Geography[edit]

Naogaon Sadar is located at 24°48′15″N 88°57′00″E / 24.8042°N 88.9500°E / 24.8042; 88.9500. It has more than 80,000 households and total area of about 275.73 km².

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 Bangladesh census, Naogaon Sadar had a population of 348,940. Males constituted 51.58% of the population, and females 48.42%. Naogaon Sadar had an average literacy rate of 34.5% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Naogaon Sadar has 12 Unions/Wards, 237 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 215 villages.:[3]

  • M P  :Md. Abdul Malek
  • Mayor of Naogaon Municipality: Nazmul Haque Sony

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Chak Atitha High School, founded in 1914, and Kirtipur Multilateral High School, founded in 1921, are notable secondary schools.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "এক নজরে উপজেলা" [Sub-district at a glance] (in Bengali). Dcnaogaon.gov.bd. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 27 March 2005. Retrieved 10 November 2006. 
  3. ^ a b Rahman, Md. Moklesur (2012). "Naogaon Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 

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