Madan Upazila

Madan (Bengali: মদন) is an upazila of Netrokona District[1] in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Madan

মদন
Madan is located in Bangladesh
Madan
Madan
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°43′N 90°58′E / 24.717°N 90.967°E / 24.717; 90.967Coordinates: 24°43′N 90°58′E / 24.717°N 90.967°E / 24.717; 90.967
Country Bangladesh
DivisionMymensingh Division
DistrictNetrokona District
Area
 • Total225.85 km2 (87.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total154,479
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Madan

GeographyEdit

Madan is located at 24°43′00″N 90°58′00″E / 24.7167°N 90.9667°E / 24.7167; 90.9667. It has 21,808 households and total area 225.85 km².

DemographicsEdit

According to 2011 Bangladesh census, Madan had a population of 154,479. Males constituted 49.24% of the population and females 50.34%. Muslims formed 93.33% of the population, Hindus 6.59%, Christians 0.01% and others 0.08%. Madan had a literacy rate of 30.41% for the population 7 years and above.[2]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Madan has a population of 117,613. Males constitute 50.99% of the population, and females 49.01%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 58,127. Madan has an average literacy rate of 18.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[3]

AdministrationEdit

Madan has 1 Pourashava, 8 Unions/Wards, 95 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 120 villages.

See alsoEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Syed Marufuzzaman (2012), "Madan Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011: Zila Report – Netrakona" (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 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 27 March 2005. Retrieved 10 November 2006.