Tetulia Upazila

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Tetulia

তেতুলিয়া
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
DivisionRangpur Division
DistrictPanchagarh District
Area
 • Total189.12 km2 (73.02 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total86,760
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
5030
WebsiteOfficial 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]

Tetulia has a population of 1,24,041.[2] Males constitute 51.52% of the population, and females 48.48%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 71,244.[3] Tetulia has an average literacy rate of 25.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[4]

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. Tea gardens have been established on plain land. Stone business is also flourishing here.

Tetulia
Tetulia Tea Garden

Points of interest[edit]

  • Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate,Rowshanpur
  • Banglabandha Land port
  • Sharial Tea Garden
  • Asian Highway

Administration[edit]

Tetulia has 7 Unions (Banglabandha , Tirnaihat , Tetulia , Shalbahan , Buraburi , Bhajanpur , Devnagar), 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 (ed.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "এক নজরে তেঁতুলিয়া". tetulia.panchagarh.gov.bd. Retrieved 2018-12-04.
  3. ^ "এক নজরে তেঁতুলিয়া". tetulia.panchagarh.gov.bd. Retrieved 2018-12-04.
  4. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.