Talk:Habiganj Sadar Upazila
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Habiganj Sadar Upazilla has an area of 253.74 sq km, and bounded by Baniachang and Nabiganj upazilas to the north, Chunarughat and Madhabpur upazilas to the south, Bahubal upazila to the east, Lakhai upazila to the west.
Habiganj Municipality is consists of 9 wards and 64 mahallas. It has an area of 20.60 sq km with a population of 54178 (52.59% male and 47.41% female). The literacy rate is 59.9%. It needs to be mentioned that Laskarpur Primary School, Mirjapur Government Primary School, Fakirabad Government High School, Habiganj Government High School, Shaestaganj High School and Nizampur Dakhil Madrasa were established in 1818, 1885, 1890, 1883, 1918 and 1935 respectively. The Brindaban College was also established in 1935. In 1881, Habiganj Town Committee was established, and in 1913 it was turned into a municipality. During the British period an embankment was constructed along the Khoai river to protect the town. The main business centres are Chowdhury Bazar, Commercial Road and Hospital Road.
Habiganj Sadar Upazilla has 3 main rivers, they are Barak, Khowai and Sutung.
Aktar Ahmed, 07:01, 8 April 2007 (UTC)