Saturia (Bengali: সাটুরিয়া) is an Upazila of Manikganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Saturia

সাটুরিয়া
Saturia is located in Bangladesh
Saturia
Saturia
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°58.5′N 90°2.5′E / 23.9750°N 90.0417°E / 23.9750; 90.0417Coordinates: 23°58.5′N 90°2.5′E / 23.9750°N 90.0417°E / 23.9750; 90.0417
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictManikganj District
Area
 • Total140.12 km2 (54.10 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total140,215
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Saturia

GeographyEdit

Saturia is located at 23°35′33″N 90°01′23″E / 23.5925°N 90.0231°E / 23.5925; 90.0231 . It has 27174 households and total area 140.12 km².

DemographicsEdit

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Saturia has a population of 140215. Males constitute 49.84% of the population, and females 50.16%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 73439. Saturia has an average literacy rate of 22% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

AdministrationEdit

Saturia has 9 Unions/Wards, 165 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 215 villages.

The Upozila Parishad Office is at The Village name Baliati.

EducationEdit

According to Banglapedia, Baliati Iswar Chandra High School, founded in 1919, is a notable secondary school.[2]

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
  2. ^ Raj, Md. Shahiduzzaman (2012). "Saturia Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.