Sherpur Sadar Upazila

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Sherpur Sadar
শেরপুর সদর
Upazila
Sherpur Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Sherpur Sadar
Sherpur Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°0′N 90°1′E / 25.000°N 90.017°E / 25.000; 90.017Coordinates: 25°0′N 90°1′E / 25.000°N 90.017°E / 25.000; 90.017
Country  Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh Division
District Sherpur District
Area
 • Total 360.01 km2 (139.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 497,179[1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Sherpur Sadar

Sherpur Sadar (Bengali: শেরপুর সদর) is an Upazila of Sherpur District in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.[2][3][4][5]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Sherpur Sadar has a population of 381,419. Males constitute 51.58% of the population, and females 48.42%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 189,019. Sherpur Sadar has an average literacy rate of 19.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[6]

Education[edit]

Mysaheba Jame Masque, Sherpur

There are 3 colleges in the upazila. Sherpur Government College, founded in 1964,[5] is the only masters level one.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.citypopulation.de/php/bangladesh-admin.php?adm2id=8988
  2. ^ Sherpur District Statistics 2011
  3. ^ বাংলাদেশ জাতীয় তথ্য বাতায়ন
  4. ^ Bangladesher Lokojo Sonskriti Gronthamala : Sherpur, Bangla Academy
  5. ^ a b Sakil Ahmed Shahriar Milton (2012), "Sherpur Sadar Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 
  6. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  7. ^ "List of Institutions". Ministry of Education. Retrieved July 15, 2014.