Ramu Upazila

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Ramu
রামু
Ramu is located in Bangladesh
Ramu
Ramu
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 21°27.5′N 92°6′E / 21.4583°N 92.100°E / 21.4583; 92.100Coordinates: 21°27.5′N 92°6′E / 21.4583°N 92.100°E / 21.4583; 92.100
CountryBangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictCox's Bazar District
Area
 • Total391.71 km2 (151.24 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total167,480
 • Density428/km2 (1,110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Websiteramu.coxsbazar.gov.bd

Ramu (Bengali: রামু) is an upazila of Cox's Bazar District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ramu is located at 21°27′30″N 92°06′00″E / 21.4583°N 92.1000°E / 21.4583; 92.1000. It has 26964 households and the area of the town is 22.03 km2.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ramu has a population of 167480. Males constitute 51.41% of the population, and females 48.59%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 74742. Ramu has an average literacy rate among town people is 34%., and the national average of 32.4% literate. Ramu thana was transformed into an upazila in 1983. It consists of 9 union parishads, 39 mouzas and 102 villages.[2]

Administration[edit]

Ramu Upazila is divided into 11 union parishads: Chakmarkul, Dakshin Mithachhari, Eidghar, Fotekharkul, Garjoniya, Jouarianala, Kacchapia, Kauwarkhop, Khuniapalong, Rajarkul, and Rashidnagar. The union parishads are subdivided into 39 mauzas and 102 villages.[3] the union parishad

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chowdhury, Muhammad Tawhid Hossain (2012). "Ramu Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "Table S04: Selected Statistics By Thana, 1991 (Enumerated)". Bangladesh Government. Archived from the original on 27 March 2005. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  3. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Cox's Bazar" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.