Tahirpur Upazila

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Tahirpur
তাহিরপুর
Location of Tahirpur  তাহিরপুর
Division Sylhet Division
District Sunamganj District
Government
 • MP (Sunamganj-1) Moazzem Hossain Ratan (Awami League)
Area
 • Total 313.7 km2 (121.1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 133,569
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 3030

Tahirpur (Bengali: তাহিরপুর) is an Upazila of Sunamganj District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Tahirpur is located at 25°05′30″N 91°10′30″E / 25.0917°N 91.1750°E / 25.0917; 91.1750 . It has 21987 households and total area 313.7 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Tahirpur has a population of 133569. Males constitute 51.67% of the population, and females 48.33%. This Upazila's population is 64325. Tahirpur has an average literacy rate of 17.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Tahirpur has 7 Unions/Wards, 131 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 234 villages.

Chairman : Kamruzzaman kamrul

Women Vice Chairman :

Vice Chairman : Akhonji

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO):

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Alomgir Hassan (2012), "Tahirpur 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.