Puthia Upazila

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Puthia
পুঠিয়া
Upazila
Puthia is located in Bangladesh
Puthia
Puthia
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°22.5′N 88°51′E / 24.3750°N 88.850°E / 24.3750; 88.850Coordinates: 24°22.5′N 88°51′E / 24.3750°N 88.850°E / 24.3750; 88.850
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Rajshahi District
Area
 • Total 192.64 km2 (74.38 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 159,405
 • Density 830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Puthia

Puthia (Bengali: পুঠিয়া) is an Upazila of Rajshahi District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Puthia is located at 24°22′30″N 88°51′00″E / 24.3750°N 88.8500°E / 24.3750; 88.8500 . It has 30484 households and total area 192.64 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Puthia has a population of 159405. Males constitute 51.16% of the population, and females 48.84%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 81679. Puthia has an average literacy rate of 25.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Puthia has 6 Unions/Wards, 128 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 183 village

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AKM Kaisaruzzaman (2012), "Puthia 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. 

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