Ulipur Upazila

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Ulipur

উলিপুর
Ulipur is located in Bangladesh
Ulipur
Ulipur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°39.8′N 89°38′E / 25.6633°N 89.633°E / 25.6633; 89.633Coordinates: 25°39.8′N 89°38′E / 25.6633°N 89.633°E / 25.6633; 89.633
Country Bangladesh
DivisionRangpur Division
DistrictKurigram District
Area
 • Total504.19 km2 (194.67 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total410,890
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteUlipur.com

Ulipur (Bengali: উলিপুর) is an Upazila of Kurigram District in the Division of Rangpur Division/Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ulipur is located at 25°39′50″N 89°38′00″E / 25.6639°N 89.6333°E / 25.6639; 89.6333 . It has 63216 households and total area 504.19 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Bangladesh census, Ulipur has a population of 410890. Males constitute 50% of the population, and females 50%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 153939. Ulipur has an average literacy rate of 45.06% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Ulipur has 1municipality (Ulipur pourasava),14 Unions/Wards, 147 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 418 village. Unions are-

  1. Durgapur
  2. Daldalia
  3. Dharanibari
  4. Dhamserni
  5. Gunaigachh
  6. Tabakpur
  7. Thetroy
  8. Pandul
  9. Bazra
  10. Buraburi
  11. Begumganj
  12. Saheber Alga
  13. Hatia

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, Bakshiganj Rajibia High School, founded in 1945, Durgapur High School (1914), Ulipur Government Girls' High School (1909), and Ulipur M.S. High School & College (1864) are notable secondary schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hakim, Md. Abdul (2012). "Ulipur Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). 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.