Ruma Upazila

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Ruma

রুমা
Ruma is located in Bangladesh
Ruma
Ruma
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°3′N 92°25′E / 22.050°N 92.417°E / 22.050; 92.417Coordinates: 22°3′N 92°25′E / 22.050°N 92.417°E / 22.050; 92.417
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictBandarban District
Area
 • Total492.1 km2 (190.0 sq mi)
Population
(1991)
 • Total19,001
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Ruma

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

Geography[edit]

Ruma is located at 22°03′00″N 92°25′00″E / 22.0500°N 92.4167°E / 22.0500; 92.4167. It has 3,650 households and a total area of 492.1 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ruma had a population of 19,001. Males constituted 54.27% of the population, and females 45.73%. The population aged 18 or over was 10,144. Ruma had an average literacy rate of 27.8% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Points of interest[edit]

Administration[edit]

Ruma has 4 Unions/Wards, 14 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 155 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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