Niamatpur Upazila

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Niamatpur
নিয়ামতপুর
Upazila
Niamatpur is located in Bangladesh
Niamatpur
Niamatpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°51.5′N 88°34′E / 24.8583°N 88.567°E / 24.8583; 88.567Coordinates: 24°51.5′N 88°34′E / 24.8583°N 88.567°E / 24.8583; 88.567
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Naogaon District
Area
 • Total 449.1 km2 (173.4 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 193,197
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Niamatpur

Niamatpur (Bengali: নিয়ামতপুর) is an Upazila of Naogaon District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Niamatpur is located at 24°51′30″N 88°34′00″E / 24.8583°N 88.5667°E / 24.8583; 88.5667 . It has 35299 households and total area 449.1 km².Here most of the people are muslim(sunni).There also have Hindu, Christian and other. The main source of income is agriculture and business.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Niamatpur has a population of 193197. Males constitute 50.37% of the population, and females 49.63%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 98284. Niamatpur has an average literacy rate of 25.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administration[edit]

Niamatpur has 8 Unions/Wards,<Towhodur></Rahman> 201 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 197 villages.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  2. ^ Md. Montajur Rahman (2012). "Niamatpur Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.