Rajoir Upazila

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Rajoir
রাজৈর
Upazila
Rajoir is located in Bangladesh
Rajoir
Rajoir
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°12.5′N 90°2′E / 23.2083°N 90.033°E / 23.2083; 90.033Coordinates: 23°12.5′N 90°2′E / 23.2083°N 90.033°E / 23.2083; 90.033
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Madaripur District
Area
 • Total 229.29 km2 (88.53 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 204,356
 • Density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Rajoir Upazila

Rajoir (Bengali: রাজৈর) is an Upazila of Madaripur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Rajoir is located at 23°12′30″N 90°02′00″E / 23.2083°N 90.0333°E / 23.2083; 90.0333 . It has 37746 households and total area 229.29 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Rajoir has a population of 204356. Males constitute 50.3% of the population, and females 49.7%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 99620. Rajoir has an average literacy rate of 28.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administration[edit]

Rajoir has 11 Unions/Wards, 93 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 177 villages.

  • Chairman: Shajahan Khan
  • Mayor: Samim Neyoz Munshi
  • Vice Chairman: Shanti Ranjan Das
  • Woman Vice Chairman: Lita kuddus
  • Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO): Muhammad Rajaul Kabir

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Aruakandi-Natakhola-Barakhola High School, founded in 1963, is a notable secondary school.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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