Porsha Upazila

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Porsha
পোরশা
Upazila
Porsha is located in Bangladesh
Porsha
Porsha
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°1.5′N 88°29′E / 25.0250°N 88.483°E / 25.0250; 88.483Coordinates: 25°1.5′N 88°29′E / 25.0250°N 88.483°E / 25.0250; 88.483
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Naogaon District
Area
 • Total 252.83 km2 (97.62 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 97,279
 • Density 385/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Map of Porsha

Porsha (Bengali: পোরশা) is an Upazila of Naogaon District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Porsha is located at 25°01′30″N 88°29′00″E / 25.0250°N 88.4833°E / 25.0250; 88.4833 . It has 18047 units of house hold and total area 252.83 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Porsha has a population of 97279. Males constitute 50.18% of the population, and females 49.82%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 48932. Porsha has an average literacy rate of 26.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administrative[edit]

Porsha has 6 Unions/Wards, 155 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 253 villages.[2]

Unions Wards villages
Chhattor
Ganguria
Ghatnagar
Masidpur
Nithpur
Tentulia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  2. ^ Md Mukhlesur Rahman (2012). "Porsha Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.