Ramgati Upazila

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Ramgati
রামগতি
Upazila
Ramgati is located in Bangladesh
Ramgati
Ramgati
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°36.3′N 90°59.8′E / 22.6050°N 90.9967°E / 22.6050; 90.9967Coordinates: 22°36.3′N 90°59.8′E / 22.6050°N 90.9967°E / 22.6050; 90.9967
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Lakshmipur District
Area
 • Total 570.55 km2 (220.29 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 335,243
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Ramgati

Ramgati (Bengali: রামগতি) is an Upazila of Lakshmipur District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Ramgati is located at 22°36′20″N 90°59′50″E / 22.6056°N 90.9972°E / 22.6056; 90.9972 . It has 59,387 households and a total area of 570 .55 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ramgati had a population of 335,243. Males constituted 51.57% of the population, and females 48.43%. The population aged 18 or over was 146,035. Ramgati had an average literacy rate of 19.9% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Ramgati has 1 municipality, 9 Unions/Wards, 57 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 69 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Zahir Uddin Babar (2012), "Ramgati 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.