Purbadhala Upazila

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Purbadhala
পূর্বধলা
Upazila
Purbadhala is located in Bangladesh
Purbadhala
Purbadhala
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°56′N 90°36.2′E / 24.933°N 90.6033°E / 24.933; 90.6033Coordinates: 24°56′N 90°36.2′E / 24.933°N 90.6033°E / 24.933; 90.6033
Country  Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh Division
District Netrokona District
Area
 • Total 312.3 km2 (120.6 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 235,675
 • Density 750/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Purbadhala

Purbadhala (Bengali: পূর্বধলা) is an Upazila of Netrokona District[1] in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Purbadhala is located at 24°56′00″N 90°36′10″E / 24.9333°N 90.6028°E / 24.9333; 90.6028 . It has 44799 households and total area 312.3 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Purbadhala has a population of 235675. Males constitute 50.79% of the population, and females 49.21%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 114878. Purbadhala has an average literacy rate of 23% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Purbadhala has 12 Unions/Wards, 229 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 334 villages.
The Unions of purbdhala are following :
1.
2. Hugla Union
3. Ghagra Union
4. Jaria Union
5. Dhola Mulgao Union
6. Purbdhala
7. Bishkakuni Union
8. Agia Union
9. Khalishapur Union
10. Narandia Union
11. Gohalakanda Union
12. Bhairati Union

Chairman:Sujon, from Awame League Vice Chairman: Masum Mostofa, from Jamayet e Islam

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syed Marufuzzaman (2012), "Purbadhala 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.