Belaichhari Upazila

Belaichari (Bengali: বিলাইছড়ি) is an upazila of Rangamati District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Belaichari

বিলাইছড়ি
Belaichari is located in Bangladesh
Belaichari
Belaichari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°28′N 92°22.5′E / 22.467°N 92.3750°E / 22.467; 92.3750Coordinates: 22°28′N 92°22.5′E / 22.467°N 92.3750°E / 22.467; 92.3750
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictRangamati District
Area
 • Total745.92 km2 (288.00 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total17,973
 • Density24/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Belaichhari

GeographyEdit

Belaichari is located at 22°28′00″N 92°22′30″E / 22.4667°N 92.3750°E / 22.4667; 92.3750. It has 3411 households and total area 745.92 km2.

DemographicsEdit

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Belaichari has a population of 17973. Males constitute 55.39% of the population, and females 44.61%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 9547. Belaichhari has an average literacy rate of 21% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

AdministrationEdit

Belaichari Upazila is divided into three union parishads: Belaichari, Farua, and Kengrachari. The union parishads are subdivided into 9 mauzas and 59 villages.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Atikur Rahman (2012), "Belaichhari Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Rangamati" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.