Satkania Upazila

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Satkania
Upazila
Satkania is located in Bangladesh
Satkania
Satkania
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°06′12″N 92°04′50″E / 22.10333°N 92.08056°E / 22.10333; 92.08056Coordinates: 22°06′12″N 92°04′50″E / 22.10333°N 92.08056°E / 22.10333; 92.08056
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Chittagong District
Area
 • Total 280.99 km2 (108.49 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 384,806
 • Density 1,067/km2 (2,760/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Post code 4386(Satkania Post Office)
Website Official Map of Satkania

Satkania (Bengali: সাতকানিয়া) is an Upazila of Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.with an area of 280.99 km2, is bounded by Chandanaish Upazila on the north, Lohagara Upazila on the south, Bandarban Sadar upazila on the east, Banshkhali and Anwara Upazilas on the west. Main river is Sangu,Dalu & Hangor; Main depressions are Goribarjheel, Mahalia.

Geography[edit]

Satkania has 50656 households and total area 280.99 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Satkania had a population of 299,762, of whom 139,511 were aged 18 or over. Males constituted 50.1% of the population, and females 49.9%.[2]

Muslim 86.75%, Hindu 11.89%, Buddhist 1.32%, Christian and others 0.04%. all the Community co-operate each other. they observe many religious festivals across the year.

Points of interest[edit]

  • Sangu River
  • Katakhali Lake
  • Baitul Izzat Area
  • Baitarani-Shilghata Forest Area by the river Sangu
  • Razar Pahar Charati
  • Shahi Eid Gah of Churamani
  • Charati and pukuria Belgao Tea Garden
  • Amilaish Bill and Charanchal
  • Mahaliya Bill(Natural Lake)
  • Satyapirer daraga(Baitul Ijjat)
  • Forestry area of churamani
  • Prantik Lake Holodia
  • Thakur Dighi
  • Daroga Mosque
  • Jangli Pir Mazar, Kanchana
  • Ahzgor Shah Ara (Mazar) South Madarsha
  • Al-Monsur Jame Masjid, Samader para, nazu seth barri
  • Basar-Mar Pokur, samader para, nazu seth barri
  • Dowlat shah Mosjid (DowlatShah para) Alinagor
  • Mirzakhil Darbar Sharif [3]
  • Sonakania Manziler Dargah
  • Kazi Bari Jame Masjid, Kanchana

Administration[edit]

Satkania thana was established in 1917 and was turned into an upazila in 1983. The upazila consists of 1 Municipality, 71 Mouzas & 100 villages. 17 union parishads. The Unions are:

  • Amilaish Union
  • Charati Union
  • Eociya Union
  • Khagaria (Khagariya) Union
  • Nolua Union
  • Kanchana Union
  • Madarsha Union
  • Dhemsa Union
  • West Dhemsa Union
  • Kaliaish Union
  • Keociya Union
  • Bazalia Union
  • Dharmapur Union
  • Purangor Union
  • Sadaha Union
  • Satkania Union
  • Sonakania Union

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  3. ^ http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/bitstream/10603/49832/6/06_chapter%201.pdf