Sreepur Upazila, Gazipur

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Sreepur
শ্রীপুর
Upazila
Sreepur is located in Bangladesh
Sreepur
Sreepur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°12′N 90°28′E / 24.200°N 90.467°E / 24.200; 90.467Coordinates: 24°12′N 90°28′E / 24.200°N 90.467°E / 24.200; 90.467
Country Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Gazipur District
Government
 • Ex Minister Adv.Rahmat Ali MP[1]
Area
 • Total 465.24 km2 (179.63 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 320,530
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 1740
Website www.sreepur.net

Sreepur (Bengali: শ্রীপুর) is an Upazila of Gazipur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[2]

Geography[edit]

Sreepur is located at 24°12′00″N 90°28′00″E / 24.2000°N 90.4667°E / 24.2000; 90.4667 . It has 65435 households and total area 465.24 km².

Demographics[edit]

At the 1991 census Bangladesh census, Sreepur had a population of 320,530, of which 166,988 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 51.13% of the population, and females 48.87%. Sreepur had an average literacy rate of 30.3% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[3]

Administration[edit]

Sreepur has 8 Unions[4] /Wards, 81 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 186 villages. Unions are as follows:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dcgazipur.gov.bd/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=78&Itemid=88
  2. ^ Bagchi, Tapan (2012). "Sreepur Upazila (Gazipur District)". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  4. ^ 4

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