Nikli Upazila

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Nikli
নিকলি
Upazila
Nikli is located in Bangladesh
Nikli
Nikli
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°19′N 90°56′E / 24.317°N 90.933°E / 24.317; 90.933Coordinates: 24°19′N 90°56′E / 24.317°N 90.933°E / 24.317; 90.933
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Kishoreganj District
Area
 • Total 214.4 km2 (82.8 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 110,912
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Nikli

Nikli (Bengali: নিকলি) is an Upazila of Kishoreganj District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Nikli is located at 24°19′00″N 90°56′00″E / 24.3167°N 90.9333°E / 24.3167; 90.9333 . It has 22,008 households and total area 214.4 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Nikli has a population of 110,912. Males constitute 50.16% of the population, and females 49.84%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 54,437. Nikli has an average literacy rate of 12.6% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Nikli has 7 Unions/Wards, 46 Mauzas/Mahallas and 125 villages.[1]

unions: (1) singpur (2) dampara (3) karpasha (4) nikli sadar (5) jaroytola (6) guroy (7) satirchor

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Md. Abdus Salam (2012), "Nikli 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.