Paba Upazila

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Paba
পবা
Upazila
Paba is located in Bangladesh
Paba
Paba
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°26.5′N 88°37.7′E / 24.4417°N 88.6283°E / 24.4417; 88.6283Coordinates: 24°26.5′N 88°37.7′E / 24.4417°N 88.6283°E / 24.4417; 88.6283
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Rajshahi District
Area
 • Total 280.42 km2 (108.27 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 213,379
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Paba

Paba (Bengali: পবা) is an Upazila of Rajshahi District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Paba is located at 24°26′30″N 88°37′40″E / 24.4417°N 88.6278°E / 24.4417; 88.6278 . It has 40,000 households and a total area of 280.42 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Paba had a population of 213,379, of whom 108,810 were aged 18 or over. Males constituted 51.7% of the population, and females 48.3%. Paba had an average literacy rate of 25.1% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Paba has 9 Unions/Wards, 195 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 261 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Ruhul Islam (2012), "Paba 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.