Savar

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Savar

সাভার
Savar is located in Bangladesh
Savar
Savar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°26′N 90°07′E / 23.44°N 90.11°E / 23.44; 90.11Coordinates: 23°26′N 90°07′E / 23.44°N 90.11°E / 23.44; 90.11
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictDhaka District
UpazilaSavar Upazila
Municipality7 Oct 2002
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodySavar Municipality
Area
 • Total14.08 km2 (5.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total296,851[1]
 • Rank
11th[2]
Time zoneUTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)
National Dialing Code+880

Savar(Bengali: সাভার) is a city in central Bangladesh, located in Dhaka District in the division of Dhaka. It is the closest city from Dhaka. It is also a part of Greater Dhaka conurbation which forms the Dhaka megacity. About 296,851 people live here which makes this city the 2nd largest in Dhaka District and 11th largest city in Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Savar city is located at 23°26′N 90°07′E / 23.44°N 90.11°E / 23.44; 90.11 in the Dhaka District of central region of Bangladesh.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to 2011 Bangladesh census the total population of the city is 296,851 of which 132,692 are males and 124,062 are females with a density of 11,300 persons per sq. km.The number of total household of the city is 60,290.[4]

Administration[edit]

Savar city is governed by a Paurashava named Savar municipality which consists of 9 wards and 56 mahallas, which occupies an area of 14.08 km2. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population & Housing Census-2011" (PDF) (pdf). Bangladesh bureau of statistics. Retrieved 2019-10-08.
  2. ^ "Population & Housing Census-2011: Urban Area Report" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. p. 11. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  3. ^ "Population & Housing Census-2011" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2019-10-08.
  4. ^ "Population & Housing Census-2011" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2019-10-08.
  5. ^ "Population & Housing Census-2011" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2019-10-08.