Raipura Upazila

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Raipura
রায়পুরা
Upazila
A village on Meghna River in Raipura
A village on Meghna River in Raipura
Raipura is located in Bangladesh
Raipura
Raipura
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°58′N 90°52.5′E / 23.967°N 90.8750°E / 23.967; 90.8750Coordinates: 23°58′N 90°52.5′E / 23.967°N 90.8750°E / 23.967; 90.8750
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Narsingdi District
Area
 • Total 312.77 km2 (120.76 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 413,766
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Raipura

Raipura (Bengali: রায়পুরা) is an Upazila of Narsingdi District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Bauakandi High School M.M. Jaman Vila

Geography[edit]

Raipura is located at 23°58′00″N 90°52′30″E / 23.9667°N 90.8750°E / 23.9667; 90.8750. It has 76508 households and total area of 312.77 square kilometres (120.76 sq mi).

Demographics[edit]

At the 1991 census Raipura had a population of 413,766, of which 204,212 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 51.58% of the population, and females 48.42%. Raipura had an average literacy rate of 22.5% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Raipura has 24 Unions/Wards, 114 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 231 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sarkar, Md. Ahiduzzaman (2012). "Raipura Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. 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.