Tangail Sadar Upazila

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This article is about the sadar upazila. For the district, see Tangail District. For the city, see Tangail.
Tangail Sadar
টাংগাইল সদর
Upazila
Entrance of Tangail Sadar
Entrance of Tangail Sadar
Location of Tangail Sadar in Tangail District
Location of Tangail Sadar in Tangail District
Tangail Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Tangail Sadar
Tangail Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°15′26″N 89°55′40″E / 24.257307°N 89.927783°E / 24.257307; 89.927783Coordinates: 24°15′26″N 89°55′40″E / 24.257307°N 89.927783°E / 24.257307; 89.927783
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Tangail District
Area
 • Total 129.06 sq mi (334.26 km2)
Population (2011)
 • Total 521,104
 • Density 4,000/sq mi (1,600/km2)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Website of Tangail

Tangail Sadar (Bengali: টাঙ্গাইল সদর) is an Upazila of Tangail District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Tangail Sadar is located at 24°15′00″N 89°55′00″E / 24.2500°N 89.9167°E / 24.2500; 89.9167 . It has 69783 households and total area 334.26 km².The upazila is surrounded by Kalihati Upazila on the north, Nagarpur and Delduar Upazila on the south, Kalihati and Basail Upazila on the east, and the Jamuna River on the west.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Bangladesh census, Tangail Sadar has a population of 521,104.[1] Males constitute 51.05% of the population, and females 48.95%. Tangail Sadar has an average literacy rate of 53.1% (7+ years).[2]

Administration[edit]

Tangail Sadar Upazila has 1 municipality(Tangail), 12 Unions, 249 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 276 villages.

The Union Parishads are-

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census 2011: Tangail Table C-01" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Population Census 2011: Tangail Table C-06" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2016.