Jessore Sadar Upazila
Jashore Sadar (Bengali: যশোহর সদর) is an Upazila of Jashore District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh. Its administrative centre is the town of Jashore, which is also the centre of the district.
|• Total||435.22 km2 (168.04 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
|Website||Official Map of Jessore Sadar|
Jessore Sadar is located at. It has 94,348 households and a total area of 435.22 km².
According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Jessore Sadar had a population of 742,898. Males constituted 51.19% of the population and females 48.81%. Muslims formed 90.73% of the population, Hindus 8.95%, Christians 0.26% and others 0.05%. Jessore Sadar had a literacy rate of 63.8% for the population 7 years and above.
As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Jessore Sadar had a population of 530,582. Males constitute 52.85% of the population, and females 47.15%. This Upazila's eighteen-up population was 281,108. Jessore Sadar has an average literacy rate of 44.2% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4% literate. By the 2011 Bangladesh census, the upazila's population had grown to 742,898.
Jessore Sadar has 18 Unions/Wards, 326 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 250 villages. It has class one Pouroshave (Municipality). The town of Jessore is on the banks of the Bhairab River. It has one of the famous colleges of Bangladesh-Michael Modhushudon (MM) College.
- Firoj Ansari (2012), "Jashore Sadar Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of BangladeshCS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
- "Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011: Zila Report – Jessore" (PDF). Table P01 : Household and Population by Sex and Residence, Table P05 : Population by Religion, Age group and Residence, Table P09 : Literacy of Population 7 Years & Above by Religion, Sex and Residence. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), Ministry of Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Retrieved 17 December 2018.
- "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
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