Sarail Upazila

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Sarail
সরাইল
Upazila
Sarail is located in Bangladesh
Sarail
Sarail
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°7.1′N 91°7.5′E / 24.1183°N 91.1250°E / 24.1183; 91.1250Coordinates: 24°7.1′N 91°7.5′E / 24.1183°N 91.1250°E / 24.1183; 91.1250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Brahmanbaria District
Area
 • Total 239.52 km2 (92.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 315.208[1]
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Website Official Map of Sarail

Sarail (Bengali: সরাইল) is an Upazila of Brahmanbaria District[1] in Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Sarail is located at 24°07′06″N 91°07′30″E / 24.118333°N 91.125°E / 24.118333; 91.125 . It has 43,854 households and a total area of 227.22 km².[1]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Sarail had a population of 254,481. Males constituted 50.32% of the population, and females 49.68%. The population aged 18 or over was 120,249. Sarail had an average literacy rate of 22.6% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Chairman: Al-Hajj Advocate Md. Abdur Rahman

Sarail has 9 Unions/Wards, 76 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 146 villages. The Unions are:[1]

  • Aruail
  • Chunta
  • Kalikachchha
  • Noagaon
  • Pak Shimul
  • Sarail
  • Shahbazpur
  • Shahjadapur
  • Uttar Panisar

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Md. Azad Uddin Thakur (2012). "Sarail 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.