Daudkandi Upazila

Daudkandi (Bengali: দাউদকান্দি) is an upazila of Comilla District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Daudkandi
দাউদকান্দি
Daudkandi is located in Bangladesh
Daudkandi
Daudkandi
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°32′N 90°43′E / 23.533°N 90.717°E / 23.533; 90.717Coordinates: 23°32′N 90°43′E / 23.533°N 90.717°E / 23.533; 90.717
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictComilla District
Area
 • Total376.23 km2 (145.26 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total458,503
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Daudkandi

GeographyEdit

Daudkandi is located at 23°32′00″N 90°43′00″E / 23.5333°N 90.7167°E / 23.5333; 90.7167. It has 77,102 households and a total area of 376.23 km2. which is located at the extreme near of the upazila by the Dhaka Chittagong Highway. Daudkandi village area is within the municipality and value of property here, like the rest of the municipality, have increased significantly.

DemographicsEdit

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Daudkandi had a population of 458, 503. Males constituted 50.44% of the population, and females 49.56%. The population aged 18 or over was 215, 409. Daudkandi had an average literacy rate of 29.9% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

AdministrationEdit

Daudkandi Upazila is divided into Daudkandi Municipality and 15 union parishads: Baropara, Betessor, Dakshin Eliotgonj, Doulotpur, Goalmari, Gouripur, Maruka, Mohammadpur Paschim, Mohammadpur Purba, Passgacia Pachim, Podua, Sundolpur, Uttar Daudkandi, Uttar Eliotgonj, and Zinglatoli. The union parishads are subdivided into 168 mauzas and 267 villages.[3]

Daudkandi Municipality is subdivided into 9 wards and 26 mahallas.[3]

Position Name
Upazila Chairman Major (Retd.) Selim Reza
Vice Chairman Asdu
Woman Vice Chairman Rujina Akther
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO)

Notable residentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Uddin, AKM Jasim (2012). "Daudkandi Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
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  3. ^ a b "District Statistics 2011: Comilla" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  4. ^ Khan, Saleh Athar (2012). "Ahmad, Khondakar Mostaq". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
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