Singair Upazila

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Singair
সিঙ্গাইর
Upazila
Singair is located in Bangladesh
Singair
Singair
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°49′N 90°9′E / 23.817°N 90.150°E / 23.817; 90.150Coordinates: 23°49′N 90°9′E / 23.817°N 90.150°E / 23.817; 90.150
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Manikganj District
Area
 • Total 217.38 km2 (83.93 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 231,628
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Singair

Singair (Bengali: সিঙ্গাইর) is an Upazila of Manikganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Savar- Singair Regional Highway

Geography[edit]

Singair is located at 23°49′00″N 90°09′00″E / 23.8167°N 90.1500°E / 23.8167; 90.1500 . It has 44151 households and total area 217.38 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Singair has a population of 231628. Males constitute 50.47% of the population, and females 49.53%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 117789. Singair has an average literacy rate of 21.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Singair has 1 Municipal/11 Unions/Wards, 141 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 236 villages.

Education[edit]

There are 3 colleges in Singair: Singair University College, Baira College and Joymotop High School, Islampur Nabadiganta High School,Bahadia High School Golaidanga Muktijoddha College. Other schools include charigram s.a.khan high school, South Jamsha High School, Jamirta High School, Joymontop High School, Sahrail High School, Nabagram High School, Singair Pilot School,Baira School.Kabi nazrul high school baimail,

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MA Ramzan (2012), "Singair 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.