Ramgarh Upazila

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Ramgarh
রামগড়
Upazila
Ramgarh is located in Bangladesh
Ramgarh
Ramgarh
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°58′N 91°42′E / 22.967°N 91.700°E / 22.967; 91.700Coordinates: 22°58′N 91°42′E / 22.967°N 91.700°E / 22.967; 91.700
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Khagrachari District
Area
 • Total 240.87 km2 (93.00 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 44,217
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Ramgarh

Ramgarh (Bengali: রামগড়) is an Upazila of Khagrachari District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Ramgarh is located at 22°58′00″N 91°42′00″E / 22.9667°N 91.7000°E / 22.9667; 91.7000 . It has 9304 households and total area 240.87 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ramgarh has a population of 44217. Males constitute 53.01% of the population, and females 46.99%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 22854. Ramgarh has an average literacy rate of 29.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Ramgarh has 3 Unions/Wards, 12 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 82 villages. Wadud Bhuiyan, the former MP and Chairman, Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board is the famous personality of this upazila as well as district.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Nizam Uddin Lavlu (2012), "Ramgarh 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.