Wazirpur Upazila

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Wazirpur
উজিরপুর
Upazila
Wazirpur is located in Bangladesh
Wazirpur
Wazirpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°48.7′N 90°14.7′E / 22.8117°N 90.2450°E / 22.8117; 90.2450Coordinates: 22°48.7′N 90°14.7′E / 22.8117°N 90.2450°E / 22.8117; 90.2450
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Barisal District
Area
 • Total 248.35 km2 (95.89 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 227,115
 • Density 910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Wazirpur Upazila
Baitul Aman Mosque, located in Guthia, Wazirpur

Wazirpur (Bengali: উজিরপুর) is an Upazila of Barisal District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Wazirpur is located at 22°48′40″N 90°14′40″E / 22.8111°N 90.2444°E / 22.8111; 90.2444. It has 44,480 households and a total area of 248.35 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Wazirpur had a population of 227,115. Males constituted 50.8% of the population, and females 49.2%. The number of residents aged 18 or over was 114,254. Wazirpur has an average literacy rate of 47.7% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%. There are 22 colleges and 50 primary schools in Wazirpur.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Mizanur Rahman (2012). "Wazirpur 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.