Patharghata Upazila

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Patharghata Upazila

পাথরঘাটা উপজেলা
Patharghata Upazila is located in Bangladesh
Patharghata Upazila
Patharghata Upazila
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°2.7′N 89°58.1′E / 22.0450°N 89.9683°E / 22.0450; 89.9683Coordinates: 22°2.7′N 89°58.1′E / 22.0450°N 89.9683°E / 22.0450; 89.9683
Country Bangladesh
DivisionBarisal Division
DistrictBarguna District
Area
 • Total387.36 km2 (149.56 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total134,635
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of the Patharghata Upazila

Patharghata (Bengali: পাথরঘাটা উপজেলা) is an Upazila of Barguna District[1] in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Patharghata is located at 22°02′45″N 89°58′08″E / 22.0458°N 89.9689°E / 22.0458; 89.9689. It has 25,610 households and a total area of 387.36 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Patharghata has a population of 134635. Males constitute 50.56% of the population, and females 49.44%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 68751. Patharghata has an average literacy rate of 66.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Patharghata has 7 unions/wards, 43 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 67 villages. It is near Bay Of Bengal.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Safiuddin Ahmed (2012). "Patharghata 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.