Shivalaya Upazila

Shivalaya (Bengali: শিবালয়, Shibaloy, meaning "Home of Shiva") is an upazila of Manikganj District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Shivalaya

শিবালয়
Shivalaya is located in Bangladesh
Shivalaya
Shivalaya
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°50′N 89°47.5′E / 23.833°N 89.7917°E / 23.833; 89.7917Coordinates: 23°50′N 89°47.5′E / 23.833°N 89.7917°E / 23.833; 89.7917
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictManikganj District
Area
 • Total199.07 km2 (76.86 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total143,842
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Shivalaya

GeographyEdit

Shivalaya is located at 23°50′00″N 89°47′30″E / 23.8333°N 89.7917°E / 23.8333; 89.7917. It has 26334 households and total area 199.07 km2.

DemographicsEdit

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Shivalaya has a population of 143842. Males constitute 52.42% of the population, and females 47.58%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 75930. Shivalaya has an average literacy rate of 29.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

AdministrationEdit

Shivalaya Upazila is divided into seven union parishads: Aruoa, Mohadebpur, Shibaloy, Simulia, Teota, Ulayel, and Uthali. The union parishads are subdivided into 202 mauzas and 255 villages.[3]

EducationEdit

| College:-

  • Sadar Uddin Degree College
  • Mahadebpur Union Degree College, Barangail

| High School:-

  • Shibalaya govt. High school
  • Barangail G.C. High School
  • Maloci High school
  • Bajpara High School
  • Uthali AGS High school

Primary School:-

  • Oxford Academy, Shibalaya
  • Barangail Govt. Primary School

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MA Ramzan (2012), "Shivalaya Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), 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.
  3. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Manikganj" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.