Rangamati Sadar Upazila

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Rangamati Sadar
রাঙামাটি সদর
Upazila
Rangamati Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Rangamati Sadar
Rangamati Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°39′N 92°11′E / 22.650°N 92.183°E / 22.650; 92.183Coordinates: 22°39′N 92°11′E / 22.650°N 92.183°E / 22.650; 92.183
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Rangamati District
Area
 • Total 546.49 km2 (211.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 124.728[1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Rangamati Sadar

Rangamati Sadar (Bengali: রাঙামাটি সদর) is an Upazila of Rangamati District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Rangamati Sadar is located at 22°39′00″N 92°11′00″E / 22.6500°N 92.1833°E / 22.6500; 92.1833 . It has 13814 households and total area 546.49 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Rangamati Sadar has a population of 76732. Males constitute 55.79% of the population, and females 44.21%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 39894. Rangamati Sadar has an average literacy rate of 48.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administration[edit]

Rangamati Sadar has 6 Unions/Wards(Banduk Bhanga Union, Balukhali Union, Jibtali Union, Kutuk Chhari Union, Magban Union, Sapchhari Union), 47 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 171 villages.

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Rangamati Government High School, founded in 1862, and Lakers Public School are notable secondary schools.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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