Rangpur Sadar Upazila

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Rangpur Sadar
রংপুর সদর
Upazila
Rangpur Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Rangpur Sadar
Rangpur Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°45.5′N 89°14′E / 25.7583°N 89.233°E / 25.7583; 89.233Coordinates: 25°45.5′N 89°14′E / 25.7583°N 89.233°E / 25.7583; 89.233
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Rangpur District
Area
 • Total 330.33 km2 (127.54 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 494,317
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Rangpur Sadar

Rangpur Sadar (Bengali: রংপুর সদর) is an Upazila of Rangpur District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Rangpur Sadar is located at 25°45′30″N 89°14′00″E / 25.7583°N 89.2333°E / 25.7583; 89.2333 . It has 89651 households and total area 330.33 km².

The padas of Rangpur Sadar are Dhaap, Kamal Kasna,Robertsonganj,Mondolpara,Kuthirpara, Bahar Kasna, Munshipara, Mulatole Pada, Keranipara, Gomostapara, New Engineer Pada, Kotkipara, Deudoba Dangirpara, Palapara (also named Pakpara), Lalbagh etc.Mominpur is one of the famous union in Rangpur sadar upazila.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Rangpur Sadar has a population of 494317. Males constitute 52.44% of the population, and females 47.56%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 251530. Rangpur Sadar has an average literacy rate of 37.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Rangpur Sadar has 17 Unions/Wards, 196 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 311 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abdus Sattar (2012), "Rangpur Sadar 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.