Nawabganj Upazila, Dhaka

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Nawabganj
নবাবগঞ্জ
Upazila
Nawabganj is located in Bangladesh
Nawabganj
Nawabganj
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°40′N 90°10′E / 23.667°N 90.167°E / 23.667; 90.167Coordinates: 23°40′N 90°10′E / 23.667°N 90.167°E / 23.667; 90.167
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Dhaka District
Area
 • Total 244.81 km2 (94.52 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 269,189
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Nawabganj

Nawabganj (Bengali: নবাবগঞ্জ) is an Upazila of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Nawabganj is located at 23°40′00″N 90°10′00″E / 23.6667°N 90.1667°E / 23.6667; 90.1667. It has 47,411 households and total area 244.81 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Nawabganj had a population of 269,189. Males constituted 49.31% of the population, and females 50.69%. This Upazila's eighteen-up population was 134,813. Nawabganj had an average literacy rate of 34.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Singair upazila on the north, Dohar upazila on the south, Keraniganj, sirajdikhan and Sreenagar upazilas on the east, Harirampur and Manikganj Sadar upazilas on the west. Profile Nawabganj thana, now an upazila, was established in 1974.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Abu Hasan Farooque (2012). "Nawabganj Upazila (Dhaka District)". 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. 

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