Thanchi Upazila

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Thanchi
থানচি
Upazila
Thanchi is located in Bangladesh
Thanchi
Thanchi
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 21°47.2′N 92°25.7′E / 21.7867°N 92.4283°E / 21.7867; 92.4283Coordinates: 21°47.2′N 92°25.7′E / 21.7867°N 92.4283°E / 21.7867; 92.4283
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Bandarban District
Area
 • Total 1,020.82 km2 (394.14 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 16,104
 • Density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Thanchi

Thanchi (Bengali: থানচি) is an Upazila of Bandarban District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Thanchi is located at 21°47′10″N 92°25′40″E / 21.7861°N 92.4278°E / 21.7861; 92.4278. It has 2,885 households and a total area of 1020.82 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Thanchi has a population of 16104. Males constituted 55.61% of the population, and females 44.39%. The population aged 18 or over was 8,639. Thanchi had an average literacy rate of 17.4% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[1]

Administration[edit]

Thanchi has 4 Unions/Wards, 12 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 82 villages.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.