Panchagarh Sadar Upazila

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Panchagarh Sadar

পঞ্চগড় সদর
Panchagarh Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Panchagarh Sadar
Panchagarh Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 26°20.1′N 88°33.5′E / 26.3350°N 88.5583°E / 26.3350; 88.5583Coordinates: 26°20.1′N 88°33.5′E / 26.3350°N 88.5583°E / 26.3350; 88.5583
Country Bangladesh
DivisionRangpur Division
DistrictPanchagarh District
Area
 • Upazila347.08 km2 (134.01 sq mi)
 • Metro
494.00 km2 (190.73 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Upazila193,198
 • Density560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Panchagarh Sadar

Panchagarh Sadar (Bengali: পঞ্চগড় সদর) is an Upazila of Panchagarh District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Panchagarh Sadar is located at 26°20′05″N 88°33′30″E / 26.3347°N 88.5583°E / 26.3347; 88.5583, north side of the district. It has 37232 households and total area 347.08 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Panchagarh Sadar has a population of 193198. Males constitute 51.3% of the population, and females 48.7%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 92460. Panchagarh Sadar has an average literacy rate of 34.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Panchagarh Sadar has 13 Unions/Wards, 108 Mouzas/Mahallas and 183 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Ahsan Habib (2012). "Panchagarh Sadar Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.). 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.