Paikgachha Upazila

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Paikgachha is located in Bangladesh
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
 • Political Leader Rahmatulla dadu vi,Principal Ruhul Quddus MP,Advocate S.M. Babor Ali M.P, SK. Md. Nurul HaqueK.M Arifuzzaman Tuhin
 • 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.


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.


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]


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

Big Village in Sreekanthopur


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.


Secondary school[edit]

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

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


Notable residents[edit]

See also[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.