Rajapur Upazila

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Rajapur

রাজাপুর
Rajapur is located in Bangladesh
Rajapur
Rajapur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°34′N 90°8.5′E / 22.567°N 90.1417°E / 22.567; 90.1417Coordinates: 22°34′N 90°8.5′E / 22.567°N 90.1417°E / 22.567; 90.1417
Country Bangladesh
DivisionBarisal Division
DistrictJhalakati District
Area
 • Total164.33 km2 (63.45 sq mi)
Population
(1991)
 • Total143,659
 • Density870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of the Rajapur Upazila

Rajapur (Bengali: রাজাপুর) is an Upazila of Jhalokati District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Rajapur is located at 22°40′00″N 90°08′30″E / 22.6667°N 90.1417°E / 22.6667; 90.1417. It has 28,131 households and a total area of 164.33 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Rajapur had a population of 143,659. Males constituted 49.93% of the population, and females 50.07%. The population aged 18 or over was 72,392. Rajapur had an average literacy rate of 52.7% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Rajapur has 6 Unions/Wards, 72 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 73 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Muhammad Golam Mustafa Siddiqui (2012). "Rajapur 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.