Shibchar

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Shibchar

শিবচর
Shibchar is located in Bangladesh
Shibchar
Shibchar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°21′N 90°10′E / 23.350°N 90.167°E / 23.350; 90.167Coordinates: 23°21′N 90°10′E / 23.350°N 90.167°E / 23.350; 90.167
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictMadaripur District
Area
 • Total321.88 km2 (124.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total318.220[1]
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteShibchar Upazila

Shibchar (Bengali: শিবচর) is an Upazila of Madaripur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Shibchar is located at 23°21′00″N 90°10′00″E / 23.3500°N 90.1667°E / 23.3500; 90.1667 . It has 58085 households and total area 321.88 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Shibchar has a population of 306082. Males constitute 51.46% of the population, and females 48.54%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 143975. Shibchar has an average literacy rate of 26.9% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Shibchar has 19Unions/Wards, 110 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 467 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Shajahan Khan (2012), "Shibchar Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), 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.