Alfadanga Upazila

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Alfadanga

আলফাডাঙ্গা
Alfadanga is located in Bangladesh
Alfadanga
Alfadanga
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°17′N 89°43′E / 23.283°N 89.717°E / 23.283; 89.717Coordinates: 23°17′N 89°43′E / 23.283°N 89.717°E / 23.283; 89.717
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictFaridpur District
Area
 • Total136 km2 (53 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total90,873
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)

Alfadanga (Bengali: আলফাডাঙ্গা) is an Upazila of Faridpur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Alfadanga is located at 23°17′00″N 89°43′00″E / 23.2833°N 89.7167°E / 23.2833; 89.7167. It has 16,579 households and total area 136 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Alfadanga has a population of 90,873. Males constitute 49.83% of the population, and females 50.17%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 43,335. Alfadanga has an average literacy rate of 32.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Alfadanga Upazila is divided into 6 union parishads: Alfadanga, Bana, Buraich, Gopalpur, Pachuria, and Tagarband. The union parishads are subdivided into 93 mauzas and 118 villages.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chowdhury, AU Haider (2012). "Alfadanga Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). 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.