Sarankhola Upazila

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Sarankhola
শরণখোলা
Upazila
Sarankhola is located in Bangladesh
Sarankhola
Sarankhola
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°17.5′N 89°47.5′E / 22.2917°N 89.7917°E / 22.2917; 89.7917Coordinates: 22°17.5′N 89°47.5′E / 22.2917°N 89.7917°E / 22.2917; 89.7917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Bagerhat District
Area
 • Total 756.61 km2 (292.13 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 107,856
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 9311
Website Official Map of Sarankhola

Sarankhola (Bengali: শরণখোলা) is an Upazila of Bagerhat District[1] in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Sarankhola is located at 22°17′30″N 89°47′30″E / 22.2917°N 89.7917°E / 22.2917; 89.7917 . It has 19588 households and total area 756.61 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Sarankhola has a population of 107856. Males constitute 51.28% of the population, and females 48.72%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 52157. Sarankhola has an average literacy rate of 41.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Sarankhola has 4 Unions/Wards, 11 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 44 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Moshfequr Rahman (2012), "Sarankhola 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.