Paikgachha Upazila

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Paikgachha
পাইকগাছা
Upazila
Paikgachha is located in Bangladesh
Paikgachha
Paikgachha
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°35.3′N 89°20.2′E / 22.5883°N 89.3367°E / 22.5883; 89.3367Coordinates: 22°35.3′N 89°20.2′E / 22.5883°N 89.3367°E / 22.5883; 89.3367
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Khulna District
Government
 • Political Leader Rahmatulla dadu vi,Principal Ruhul Quddus MP,Advocate S.M. Babor Ali M.P, SK. Md. Nurul HaqueK.M Arifuzzaman Tuhin
Area
 • Total 411.19 km2 (158.76 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 225,085
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Paikgachha

Paikgachha (Bengali: পাইকগাছা) is an Upazila of Khulna District[1] in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Paikgachha is located at 22°35′20″N 89°20′10″E / 22.5889°N 89.3361°E / 22.5889; 89.3361 . It has 41194 households and total area 411.19 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Paikgachha has a population of 225085. Males constitute 51.14% of the population, and females 48.86%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 117629. Paikgachha has an average literacy rate of 32.6% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Paikgachha has 10 Unions/Wards, 172 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 212 villages.

Big Village in Sreekanthopur

Transport[edit]

Paikgachha Bridge connects Paikgachha with its south part and Koyra upazila successfully. The main route of transport to paikgachha from other parts of the country is by bus.

Education[edit]

Secondary school[edit]

∗ Mathbati G.G.P.G Dakhil Madrasah,Paikgachha,Khulna

  • K.G.H.F Moukhali United Academy, Moukhali, Paikgacha

College[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ashraful Islam Goldar (2012), "Paikgachha 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. 
  3. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members". Bangladesh Parliament. 
  4. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members". Bangladesh Parliament. 
  5. ^ "List of 7th Parliament Members". Bangladesh Parliament. 
  6. ^ "Ex-speaker Razzak Ali passes away". The Daily Star. 8 June 2015. 
  7. ^ Huq, Khandker Muzammil (2012). "Huq, Kazi Imdadul". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  8. ^ "Our Founder – Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray (1861-1944)". Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals.