Rowangchhari Upazila

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Rowangchhari
রোয়াংছড়ি
Upazila
Rowangchhari is located in Bangladesh
Rowangchhari
Rowangchhari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°10′N 92°20′E / 22.167°N 92.333°E / 22.167; 92.333Coordinates: 22°10′N 92°20′E / 22.167°N 92.333°E / 22.167; 92.333
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Bandarban District
Area
 • Total 442.89 km2 (171.00 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 17,904
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Rowangchhari

Rowangchhari (Bengali: রোয়াংছড়ি) is an Upazila of Bandarban District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Rowangchhari is located at 22°10′00″N 92°20′00″E / 22.1667°N 92.3333°E / 22.1667; 92.3333 . It has 3,607 households and a total area of 442.89 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Rowangchhari had a population of 17,904. Males constituted 53.47% of the population, and females 46.53%. The population aged 18 or over was 9,753. Rowangchhari had an average literacy rate of 16.2% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Rowangchhari has 4 Unions/Wards, 13 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 115 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atikur Rahman (2012). "Rowangchhari 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.