Nilphamari Sadar Upazila

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Nilphamari Sadar
নীলফামারী সদর
Nilphamari Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Nilphamari Sadar
Nilphamari Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°56.5′N 88°50.7′E / 25.9417°N 88.8450°E / 25.9417; 88.8450Coordinates: 25°56.5′N 88°50.7′E / 25.9417°N 88.8450°E / 25.9417; 88.8450
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Nilphamari District
 • Total 373.09 km2 (144.05 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 306,051
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Nilphamari Sadar (Bengali: নীলফামারী সদর) is an Upazila of Nilphamari District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]


Nilphamari Sadar is located at 25°56′30″N 88°50′40″E / 25.9417°N 88.8444°E / 25.9417; 88.8444 . It has 58266 households and total area 373.09 km².


As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Nilphamari Sadar has a population of 306051. Males constitute 51.23% of the population, and females 48.77%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 150237. Nilphamari Sadar has an average literacy rate of 23.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]


Nilphamari Sadar has 18 Unions/Wards, 115 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 108 villages.


According to Banglapedia, Nilphamari Government High School, founded in 1882, is a notable secondary school.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Sattar, Abdus (2012). "Nilphamari Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. 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.