Pakundia Upazila

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Pakundia
পাকুন্দিয়া
Upazila
Pakundia is located in Bangladesh
Pakundia
Pakundia
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°20′N 90°41′E / 24.333°N 90.683°E / 24.333; 90.683Coordinates: 24°20′N 90°41′E / 24.333°N 90.683°E / 24.333; 90.683
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Kishoreganj District
Area
 • Total 180.52 km2 (69.70 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 210,355
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Website Official Map of Pakundia

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

Geography[edit]

Pakundia is located at 24°20′00″N 90°41′00″E / 24.3333°N 90.6833°E / 24.3333; 90.6833. It has 39,924 households and total area 180.52 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Pakundia has a population of 210,355. Males are 51.26% of the population, and females 48.74%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 103,661. Pakundia has an average literacy rate of 40.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 42.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Pakundia has 9 Unions/Wards and 1 Pouroshava, 97 Mauzas/Mahallas and 170 villages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alam, Md. Jahangir. "Pakundia Upazila". Banglapedia. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.