Palashbari Upazila

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Palashbari
পলাশবাড়ী
Upazila
Palashbari is located in Bangladesh
Palashbari
Palashbari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°17′N 89°21′E / 25.283°N 89.350°E / 25.283; 89.350Coordinates: 25°17′N 89°21′E / 25.283°N 89.350°E / 25.283; 89.350
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Gaibandha District
Area
 • Total 190.67 km2 (73.62 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 210,806
 • Density 1,106/km2 (2,860/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Palashbari

Palashbari (Bengali: পলাশবাড়ী) is an Upazila of Gaibandha District in the Division of Rangpur Division, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Palashbari is located at 25°17′00″N 89°21′00″E / 25.2833°N 89.3500°E / 25.2833; 89.3500 . It has 41586 households and total area 190.67 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Palashbari has a population of 210806. Males constitute 50.54% of the population, and females 49.46%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 102892. Palashbari has an average literacy rate of 26.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Name of Upazila Chairman Nozrul Islam(2012). Palashbari has 9 Unions/Wards, 161 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 160 villages.

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Palashbari S.M. Pilot High School, founded in 1911, is a notable secondary school.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asma Parveen (2012), "Palashbari 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. ^ Parveen, Asma (2012). "Palashbari Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.