Rupganj Upazila

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Rupganj

রূপগঞ্জ
Rupganj is located in Bangladesh
Rupganj
Rupganj
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°47.6′N 90°31′E / 23.7933°N 90.517°E / 23.7933; 90.517Coordinates: 23°47.6′N 90°31′E / 23.7933°N 90.517°E / 23.7933; 90.517
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictNarayanganj District
Government
 • UniversityGreen University of Bangladesh
Area
 • Total247.97 km2 (95.74 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total375,935
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rupganji, Rupgonji
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Notable sport teamsLegends of Rupganj
WebsiteOfficial Map of Rupganj

Rupganj (Bengali: রূপগঞ্জ) is an Upazila of Narayanganj District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Rupganj is located at 23°47′35″N 90°31′00″E / 23.7931°N 90.5167°E / 23.7931; 90.5167 . It has 64902 households and total area 247.97 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Rupganj has a population of 375935. Males constitute 53% of the population, and females 47%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 187590. Rupganj has an average literacy rate of 37.9% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Khairul Alam Pulak (2012), "Rupganj Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of BangladeshCS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.