Kashiani (Bengali: কাশিয়ানী) is an upazila of Gopalganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
|Coordinates: 23°13′N 89°42′E / 23.217°N 89.700°E|
|• Total||299.64 km2 (115.69 sq mi)|
|• Density||690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
Kashiani is located at 23°13′00″N 89°42′00″E / 23.2167°N 89.7000°E. It has a total area 299.64 km2.
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Kashiani Upazila had 46,335 households and a population of 207,615, 2.6% of whom lived in urban areas. 10.6% of the population was under the age of 5. The literacy rate (age 7 and over) was 59.2%, compared to the national average of 51.8%.
Kashiani Upazila is divided into 14 union parishads: Bethuri, Hataira, Kashiani, Mahespur, Mamudpur, Nijamkandi, Orakandi, Parulia, Puisur, Pukra, Rajpat, Ratail, Sajail and Singa. The union parishads are subdivided into 151 mauzas and 162 villages.
Chairman: Jani Alom Mia Vice Chairman: Khaza Newoz Woman Vice Chairman: Minazaman
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO): A.S.M. Myeenuddin
Kasiani News Paper- 1 : Weekly Kasiani Barta. Editor : Hanif Mahmud (Publish 8 June 2014)Publish by Hanif Mahmud from Bismilla Ofset Press, Kasiani.
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