Natore Sadar Upazila

Natore Sadar (Bengali: নাটোর সদর) is an upazila of Natore District[1] in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Natore Sadar

নাটোর সদর
Natore Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Natore Sadar
Natore Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°24.8′N 88°55.8′E / 24.4133°N 88.9300°E / 24.4133; 88.9300Coordinates: 24°24.8′N 88°55.8′E / 24.4133°N 88.9300°E / 24.4133; 88.9300
Country Bangladesh
DivisionRajshahi Division
DistrictNatore District
Area
 • Total401.29 km2 (154.94 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total369,136
 • Density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteSadar.gif Official Map of Natore Sadar

GeographyEdit

Natore Sadar is located at 24°24′50″N 88°55′48″E / 24.4139°N 88.9300°E / 24.4139; 88.9300. It has 67,852 households and a total area of 401.29 km2.

DemographicsEdit

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Natore Sadar has a population of 369,136. Males constitute 51.65% of the population, and females 48.35%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 191401. Natore Sadar has an average literacy rate of 31.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

AdministrationEdit

Natore Sadar Upazila is divided into Naldanga Municipality, Natore Municipality and 12 union parishads: Bara Horispur, Bipro Belghoria, Brahmapur, Chhatni, Dighapatia, Halsa, Kaphuria, Khajura, Lukshmipur Kholabaria, Madhnagar, Piprul, and Tebaria. The union parishads are subdivided into 263 mauzas and 297 villages.[3]

Naldanga Municipality and Natore Municipality are each subdivided into 9 wards.[3]

Member of Parliament (MP): Md. Shafiqul Islam Shimul.

EducationEdit

According to Banglapedia, Natore Government Boys' High School, founded in 1944, is a notable secondary school.[1]

Places to visitEdit

There are some interesting place to visit Natore Sadar and those are:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Karim, Md. Rezaul (2012). "Natore 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 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "District Statistics 2011: Natore" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.