Panchhari Upazila

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Panchhari
পানছড়ি
Upazila
Panchhari is located in Bangladesh
Panchhari
Panchhari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°17.4′N 91°54′E / 23.2900°N 91.900°E / 23.2900; 91.900Coordinates: 23°17.4′N 91°54′E / 23.2900°N 91.900°E / 23.2900; 91.900
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Khagrachari District
Government
 • Bangladesh awami ligue Mohammad Bahar
Area
 • Total 334.11 km2 (129.00 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 26,319
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Postal code 4410
Website Official Map of Panchhari

Panchhari (Bengali: পানছড়ি) is an Upazila of Khagrachari District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Panchhari is located at 23°17′25″N 91°54′00″E / 23.2903°N 91.9000°E / 23.2903; 91.9000 . It has 5617 households and total area 334.11 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Panchhari has a population of 26319. Males constitute 52.05% of the population, and females 47.95%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 13727. Panchhari has an average literacy rate of 25.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Panchhari has 5 Unions/Wards, 7 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 57 villages.

Chairman: Sarbottom Chakma

Vice Chairman:

Woman Vice Chairman:

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO):

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sanjay Kishore Das (2012), "Panchhari 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.