Sreemangal Upazila

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Srimangal
শ্রীমঙ্গল
Tea gardens of Srimangal
Tea gardens of Srimangal
Location of Srimangal  শ্রীমঙ্গল
Division Sylhet Division
District Maulvibazar District
Government
 • MP (Maulvibazar-4) Md Abdus Shahid (Awami League)
Area
 • Total 450.74 km2 (174.03 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 230,889
 • Density 512/km2 (1,330/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 3210-14

Srimangal (Bengali: শ্রীমঙ্গল) is an Upazila of Maulvibazar District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Srimangal is located at 24°18′30″N 91°44′00″E / 24.3083°N 91.7333°E / 24.3083; 91.7333. It has 43,952 units of house hold and total area 450.74 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Srimangal has a population of 230,889. Males constitute 51.76% of the total population, and females 48.24%. This Upazila's 18+ population is 124,778. Srimangal has an average literacy rate of 29.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate. Hindus constitute around 45% of the total population making up over one lakh, making it a city with one of the highest concentration of Hindus in Bangladesh.[1]

Administrative[edit]

Srimangal has 9 Unions/Wards, 129 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 206 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.