Satkhira Sadar Upazila

Satkhira Sadar (Bengali: সাতক্ষীরা সদর) is an upazila of Satkhira District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.

Satkhira Sadar

সাতক্ষীরা সদর
Satkhira Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Satkhira Sadar
Satkhira Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°43′N 89°4.5′E / 22.717°N 89.0750°E / 22.717; 89.0750Coordinates: 22°43′N 89°4.5′E / 22.717°N 89.0750°E / 22.717; 89.0750
Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictSatkhira District
Area
 • Total400.82 km2 (154.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total460.892 [1]
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Satkhira Sadar

GeographyEdit

Satkhira Sadar is located at 22°43′00″N 89°04′30″E / 22.7167°N 89.0750°E / 22.7167; 89.0750. It has 61839 households and total area 400.82 km2.

Satkhira Sadar Upazila is bounded by Kalaroa Upazila on the north, Tala Upazila on the east, Debhata and Assasuni upazilas on the south and Basirhat I and Baduria CD Blocks in North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal, India, on the west.[1]

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Satkhira Sadar had a population of 460,892. Males constituted 50.04% of the population and females 49.96%. Muslims formed 86.82% of the population, Hindus 12.89%, Christians 0.19% and others 0.10%. Satkhira Sadar had a literacy rate of 56.51% for the population 7 years and above.[2]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Satkhira Sadar has a population of 344444. Males constitute 51.3% of the population, and females 48.7%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 176670. Satkhira Sadar has an average literacy rate of 34.6% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[3]

AdministrationEdit

Satkhira Sadar Upazila is divided into Satkhira Municipality and 14 union parishads: Agardari, Alipur, Baikari, Balli, Banshdaha, Bhomra, Brahmarajpur, Dhulihar, Fingri, Ghona, Jhaudanga, Kuskhali, Labsa, and Shibpur. The union parishads are subdivided into 119 mauzas and 237 villages.[4]

Satkhira Municipality is subdivided into 9 wards and 33 mahallas.[4]

TransportEdit

There is well established transportation systems from Satkhira to Dhaka also any other districts of Bangladesh. Among them high way service is the best. The intra-district transportation is also developed. But the water transportation system is less familiar than high way service in this district. There is no air service (e.g. aeroplane) in this district.

EducationEdit

Primary schoolsEdit

  • Shreerampur govt.primary school
  • Town Government Primary School at Sultanpur
  • Palashpole Government Primary School
  • Rasulpur Boys Government Primary School
  • Kamalnagar Government Primary School
  • Taltola Government Primary School
  • Binerpota Government Primary School
  • Gopinathpur Government Primary School
  • Khejurdanga Government Primary School
  • Munsipara Government Primary School
  • Rajarbagan Government Primary School
  • Alipore Government Primary School
  • Beharinagor Primary School
  • Kataltala Government primary school, Kataltala,12no bulli union, Satkhira sodor
  • Jagonnathpur Government primary school
  • Tujalpur Primary School
  • Rajnagar Govt. Primary School
  • Koikhali Primary School
  • Chawguria Baladanga primary school.(Eh.Rubel)
  • Baladanga govt. primary school.(Eh.Rubel)
  • Akhrakhula govt. primary school
  • Raghunathpur govt.primary school

Secondary schoolsEdit

  • Bhomra Union Polly Shree High School
  • Satkhira Government High School
  • Rashida Begum High School
  • Rasulpur Secondary Schools
  • Satkhira Town Girls' High School
  • Rishilpi Centre School
  • Karima Secondary Schools
  • Nabaruna Girls' High School
  • Sundarban Textile Mills High School
  • Police Line Secondary School
  • Satkhira Government Girls' High School
  • Satkhira PN School and College
  • Palasapola Ideal High School
  • Labasa imadula Haq Secondary School
  • Dhulihara Ideal Secondary School
  • The Pole Star Municipal Secondary Schools
  • Satkhira Night School
  • Polli Union High School
  • Abdul Karim Girls High School
  • Jhaudanga Secondary School
  • Satkhira Kamil Madrasah
  • Tuzalpur G.C.High School
  • Balli Md. Mujibur Rahman Secondary School
  • Balli Ideal Girls School
  • Khajur Danga R K High School
  • Rajnagar Dakhil Madrasha
  • Baladanga Chawghuria Dakhil Madrasha
  • Taltola Adarsho Madyamik Bidyaloy

CollegesEdit

Notable residentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Satkhira Sadar Upazila". Banglapedia. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011: Zila Report – Satkhira" (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 17 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
  4. ^ a b "District Statistics 2011: Satkhira" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Bangladesh Election Result 2014: Mustafa Lutfullah". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved October 28, 2017.