Nasirnagar Upazila

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Nasirnagar
নাসিরনগর
Upazila
Nasirnagar is located in Bangladesh
Nasirnagar
Nasirnagar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°12.4′N 91°12.6′E / 24.2067°N 91.2100°E / 24.2067; 91.2100Coordinates: 24°12.4′N 91°12.6′E / 24.2067°N 91.2100°E / 24.2067; 91.2100
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Brahmanbaria District
Area
 • Total 311.66 km2 (120.33 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 234,090
 • Density 750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+7)
Website Official Map of Nasirnagar

Nasirnagar (Bengali: নাসিরনগর) is an Upazila of Brahmanbaria District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Nasirnagar is located at 24°12′25″N 91°12′35″E / 24.2070°N 91.2097°E / 24.2070; 91.2097 . It has 40,917 households and a total area of 311.66 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Nasirnagar had a population of 234,090. Males constituted 50.45% of the population, and females 49.55%. The population aged 18 or over was 114,601. Nasirnagar had an average literacy rate of 19.3% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Nasirnagar has 13 Unions/Wards, 100 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 129 villages.

Chairman: ATM Maniruzzan

Vice Chairman: Anjan Kumar Deb, from Awami League

Woman Vice Chairman: Hamida Latf Panna

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO): Chowdhury Moazzam Ahmed

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Abul Kasem Bhuiyan (2012), "Nasirnagar 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.