Sirajdikhan Upazila

Sirajdikhan (Bengali: সিরাজদিখান) is an upazila of Munshiganj District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Villages in Sirajdikhan include Gopal Pur. Its total area is 180.19 km2.

Sirajdikhan

সিরাজদিখান
Skyline of Sirajdikhan, Bangladesh
Skyline of Sirajdikhan, Bangladesh
Sirajdikhan is located in Bangladesh
Sirajdikhan
Sirajdikhan
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°34′15″N 90°23′00″E / 23.57083°N 90.38333°E / 23.57083; 90.38333Coordinates: 23°34′15″N 90°23′00″E / 23.57083°N 90.38333°E / 23.57083; 90.38333
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictMunshiganj District
Area
 • Total180.19 km2 (69.57 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total229,085
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Website of Sirajdikhan

DemographicsEdit

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Sirajdikhan has a population of 229,085. Males constituted 51.02% of the population, and females 48.98%. The population aged 18 or over was 108,535. Sirajdikhan has an average literacy rate of 33.9% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

AdministrationEdit

Sirajdikhan Upazila is divided into 14 union parishads: Bairagadi, Baluchar, Basail, Chitracoat, Ichhapura, Joyinshar, Keyain, Kola, Latabdi, Madhypara, Malkhanagar, Rajanagar, Rasunia, and Sekhornagar. The union parishads are subdivided into 124 mauzas and 178 villages.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shamsul Haque Howlader (2012), "Serajdikhan 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Munshiganj" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 14 July 2014.