Ulipur Upazila

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Ulipur

উলিপুর
Upazilla and town in Bangladesh
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)
Postal code
5620
Websiteulipur.kurigram.gov.bd

Ulipur (Bengali: উলিপুর) is an upazila of Kurigram District in the Rangpur Division, 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 Upazila is divided into Ulipur Municipality and 13 union parishads: Bazra, Begumgonj, Buraburi, Daldalia, Dhamsreni, Dharanibari, Durgapur, Gunaigas, Hatia, Pandul, Shahabiar Alga, Tobockpur, and Thetrai. The union parishads are subdivided into 147 mauzas and 354 villages.[3]

Ulipur Municipality is subdivided into 9 wards and 16 mahallas.[3]

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.
  3. ^ a b "District Statistics 2011: Kurigram" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.