Feni Sadar Upazila

Feni Sadar (Bengali: ফেনী সদর) is an upazila of Feni District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1] The district headquarters and all other administrative offices are located here. One of the main attractions of Feni Sadar is the shrine of the historically famous Pagla Miah, an 18th-century Muslim saint. Other historic sites include Rajajhee's Dighee and Bijoysingher Dighee, two large ponds of historical significance. Another significant infrusture is the six (6) lane flyover highway over the Mohipal point which has connected Dhaka & Chattogram, one of the place for the locals to travel in their leisure time. This flyover is the first ever built in Bangladesh with 6 lane.

Feni Sadar

ফেনী সদর
Feni Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Feni Sadar
Feni Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°1′N 91°23.5′E / 23.017°N 91.3917°E / 23.017; 91.3917Coordinates: 23°1′N 91°23.5′E / 23.017°N 91.3917°E / 23.017; 91.3917
CountryBangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictFeni District
Area
 • Total197.33 km2 (76.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total512.646 [1]
 • Density1,752/km2 (4,540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Websitesadar.feni.gov.bd

GeographyEdit

Feni Sadar is located at 23°01′00″N 91°23′30″E / 23.0167°N 91.3917°E / 23.0167; 91.3917. It has 57,331 households and a total area of 197.33 km2.

DemographicsEdit

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, the upazila of Feni Sadar had a population of 345,801 of whom 165,969 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 51.15% of the population, and females 48.85%. Feni Sadar had an average literacy rate of 43.2% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

AdministrationEdit

Feni Sadar Upazila is divided into Feni Municipality and 12 union parishads: Baligaon, Chonua, Dholia, Dhormapur, Fazilpur, Forhadnogor, Kalidah, Kazirbag, Lemua, Motobi, Panchgachia, and Sarishadi. The union parishads are subdivided into 134 mauzas and 125 villages.[3]

Feni Municipality is subdivided into 18 wards and 35 mahallas.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bhuiyan, Md Abu Taher (2012). "Feni Sadar 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 27 March 2005. Retrieved 10 November 2006.
  3. ^ a b "District Statistics 2011: Feni" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.