Kachua Upazila, Chandpur

Kachua (Bengali: কচুয়া) is an upazila of Chandpur District[1] in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Kachua

কচুয়া
Kachua is located in Bangladesh
Kachua
Kachua
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°21′N 90°53.5′E / 23.350°N 90.8917°E / 23.350; 90.8917Coordinates: 23°21′N 90°53.5′E / 23.350°N 90.8917°E / 23.350; 90.8917
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictChandpur District
Area
 • Total235.82 km2 (91.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total382,139
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Websitekachua.chandpur.gov.bd

GeographyEdit

Kachua is located in between 23.15 and 23.28 degrees of North latitudes and 90.48 to 91.01 degrees of East longitudes. ( 23°21′00″N 90°53′30″E / 23.3500°N 90.8917°E / 23.3500; 90.8917 ). It has a total area of 235.82 km2.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop. (000) ±%
1981 248—    
1991 293+18.1%
2001 331+13.0%
2011 382+15.4%
Source:
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics[2]

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Kachua Upazila had 76,642 households and a population of 382,139, 7.1% of whom lived in urban areas. 11.5% of the population was under the age of 5. The literacy rate (age 7 and over) was 53.8%, compared to the national average of 51.8%.[3][4]

AdministrationEdit

Kachua Upazila is divided into Kachua Municipality and 12 union parishads: Ashrafpur, Bitara, Dakshin Gohat, Dakshin Kachua, Kadla, Karyia, Pashim Sahadebpur, Pathoir, Purba Sahadebpur, Sachar, Uttar Gohat, and Uttar Kachua. The union parishads are subdivided into 158 mauzas and 232 villages.

Kachua Municipality is subdivided into 9 wards and 20 mahallas.[2]

Notable peopleEdit

Some famous residents of Kachua are:[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Habibunnabi Shariful Haque Shajee (2012), "Kachua Upazila (Chandpur District)", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
  2. ^ a b "District Statistics 2011: Chandpur" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Community Report: Chandpur" (PDF). Population & Housing Census 2011. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Census 2011: Bangladesh at a Glance" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  5. ^ প্রখ্যাত ব্যক্তিত্ব [Eminent personalities]. Kachua Upazila, Chandpur.

Further readingEdit