Tetulia Upazila

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Tetulia
তেতুলিয়া
Upazila
Tetulia is located in Bangladesh
Tetulia
Tetulia
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 26°29′N 88°21′E / 26.483°N 88.350°E / 26.483; 88.350Coordinates: 26°29′N 88°21′E / 26.483°N 88.350°E / 26.483; 88.350
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Panchagarh District
Area
 • Total 189.12 km2 (73.02 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 86,760
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 5030
Website Official Map of Tetulia

Tetulia or Tentulia also known as "The City of Dream" or "স্বপ্নের শহর" (Bengali: তেতুলিয়া) is an Upazila of Panchagarh District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Tetulia has a population of 86760. Males constitute 51.52% of the population, and females 48.48%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 42021. Tetulia has an average literacy rate of 25.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Economy[edit]

The cultivation of tea, orange and pineapple is abundant in Tetulia. It is located on the Indian border with Darjeeling. A group name Kazi & Kazi has already introduced tea planting.Now, Lot of tea gardens are established on plain land.Stone business is also flourishing here.

Points of interest[edit]

  • Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate,Rowshanpur
  • Banglabandha Land port
  • Sharial Tea Garden
  • Asian Highway(The most beautiful highway in Bangladesh)

Administration[edit]

Tetulia has 7 Unions, 36 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 242 villages. The post code of Tetulia is 5030.

Transport[edit]

Tetulia is connected by road. Nearby Airport is "Saidpur Airport", which is 130 km from the town. Only Hanif Enterprise & keya Paribahan operate the bus service from Dhaka.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shahidul Islam Shahid (2012). "Tentulia 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.