Sirajdikhan Upazila

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Sirajdikhan
সিরাজদিখান
Upazila
Skyline of Sirajdikhan, Bangladesh
Skyline of Sirajdikhan, Bangladesh
Sirajdikhan is located in Bangladesh
Sirajdikhan
Sirajdikhan
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°34′15″N 90°23′00″E / 23.57083°N 90.38333°E / 23.57083; 90.38333Coordinates: 23°34′15″N 90°23′00″E / 23.57083°N 90.38333°E / 23.57083; 90.38333
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Munshiganj District
Area
 • Total 180.19 km2 (69.57 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 229,085
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Sirajdikhan

Sirajdikhan (Bengali: সিরাজদিখান) is an Upazila of Munshiganj District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Villages in Sirajdikhan include Gopal Pur. Its total area is 180.19 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Sirajdikhan has a population of 229,085. Males constituted 51.02% of the population, and females 48.98%. The population aged 18 or over was 108,535. Sirajdikhan has an average literacy rate of 33.9% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Sirajdikhan has 14 Unions/Wards, 124 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 177 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shamsul Haque Howlader (2012), "Serajdikhan 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.