|Coordinates: 23°39.5′N 90°36.5′E / 23.6583°N 90.6083°ECoordinates: 23°39.5′N 90°36.5′E / 23.6583°N 90.6083°E|
|• Total||171.66 km2 (66.28 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
|Website||Official Map of Sonargaon|
Sonargaon (Bengali: সোনারগাঁও) is an upazila of Narayanganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
As of the 1991 Bangladeshi census, Sonargaon has a population of 261,881 in 44,405 households. Males constitute 52.11% of the population, and females 47.89%. The population over 18 years of age is 118,319.
Sonargaon has an average literacy rate of 33.1% (7+ years), compared with the national average of 32.4%.
Local food includes Gurer Zilapi, Murali, Binni Khoi, Shwandesh, etc.
Sonargaon Upazila is divided into Sonargaon Municipality and ten union parishads: Baidyerbazar, Baradi, Jampur, Kachpur, Mugrapara, Naogaon, Pirijpur, Sadipur, Shambhupura, and Shanmandi. The union parishads are subdivided into 351 mauzas and 487 villages.
Sonargaon Municipality is subdivided into 9 wards and 60 mahallas.
- ^ Shamsuddoha Chowdhury (2012), "Sonargaon Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
- ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
- ^ a b "District Statistics 2011: Narayanganj" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.