Rajpara Thana

Raipara (Bengali: রাজপাড়া) is a thana of Rajshahi District in the division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Rajpara

রাজপাড়া
Rajpara is located in Bangladesh
Rajpara
Rajpara
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°22.5′N 88°34.8′E / 24.3750°N 88.5800°E / 24.3750; 88.5800Coordinates: 24°22.5′N 88°34.8′E / 24.3750°N 88.5800°E / 24.3750; 88.5800
Country Bangladesh
DivisionRajshahi Division
DistrictRajshahi District
Area
 • Total25.19 km2 (9.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total121,076
 • Density4,807/km2 (12,450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Websiteen.banglapedia.org

GeographyEdit

Raipara is located at 24°22′30″N 88°34′45″E / 24.3750°N 88.5792°E / 24.3750; 88.5792 . It has 15 households and total area 25 km2.

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Raipara had a population of 137,318 (males 51.23%, females 48.77). Muslims were 93.68% of the population, Hindus 4.50%, Christians 0.97% and others 0.85%. Rajpara had a literacy rate of 73.92% for the population 7 years and above.[1]

In 2001, Raipara had an average literacy rate of 69.70% (7+ years) compared with the national average of 32.4%.[2]

AdministrationEdit

Raipara has 10 unions/wards and 46 mauzas/mahallas.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011: Zila Report – Rajshahi" (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 9 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.