Patuakhali Sadar Upazila

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Patuakhali Sadar
পটুয়াখালি সদর
Upazila
Patuakhali Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Patuakhali Sadar
Patuakhali Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°21.3′N 90°19.1′E / 22.3550°N 90.3183°E / 22.3550; 90.3183Coordinates: 22°21.3′N 90°19.1′E / 22.3550°N 90.3183°E / 22.3550; 90.3183
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Patuakhali District
Area
 • Total 362.62 km2 (140.01 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 316.462[1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Patuakhali Sadar Upazila

Patuakhali Sadar (Bengali: পটুয়াখালি সদর) is an Upazila of Patuakhali District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Patuakhali Sadar is located at 22°21′15″N 90°19′05″E / 22.3542°N 90.3181°E / 22.3542; 90.3181 . It has 55,194 households and a total area of 362.62 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Patuakhali Sadar had a population of 306,517. Males constituted 50.12% of the population, and females 49.88%. The population aged 18 or over was 152,588. Patuakhali Sadar had an average literacy rate of 42.6% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Patuakhali Sadar has 12 Unions/Wards, 101 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 124 villages. The unions are:[1]

  • Auliapur
  • Badarpur
  • Bara
  • Bighai
  • Chhota
  • Itabaria
  • Jainkati
  • Kalikapur
  • Kamalapur
  • Laukati
  • Lohalia
  • Madarbunia
  • Marichbunia
  • sehakhath

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Iffat Jerin (2012). "Patuakhali Sadar 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.