Saidpur Upazila

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Saidpur
সৈয়দপুর
Upazila
Saidpur is located in Bangladesh
Saidpur
Saidpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°46.7′N 88°53.5′E / 25.7783°N 88.8917°E / 25.7783; 88.8917Coordinates: 25°46.7′N 88°53.5′E / 25.7783°N 88.8917°E / 25.7783; 88.8917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Nilphamari District
Area
 • Total 121.68 km2 (46.98 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 199,422
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Saidpur

Saidpur (Bengali: সৈয়দপুর) is an Upazila of Nilphamari District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Saidpur is located at 25°46′40″N 88°53′30″E / 25.7778°N 88.8917°E / 25.7778; 88.8917 . It has 36406 households and total area 121.68 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Saidpur has a population of 199422. Males constitute 52.19% of the population, and females 47.81%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 98745. Saidpur has an average literacy rate of 38.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Points of interest[edit]

Administration[edit]

Saidpur has 6 Unions & 15 Wards in municipality, 72 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 40 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Abdus Sattar (2012), "Saidpur 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.