Raipura Upazila

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Raipura

রায়পুরা
A village on Meghna River in Raipura
A village on Meghna River in Raipura
Raipura is located in Bangladesh
Raipura
Raipura
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°58′N 90°52.5′E / 23.967°N 90.8750°E / 23.967; 90.8750Coordinates: 23°58′N 90°52.5′E / 23.967°N 90.8750°E / 23.967; 90.8750
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictNarsingdi District
Area
 • Total312.77 km2 (120.76 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total413,766
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Raipura

Raipura (Bengali: রায়পুরা) is an Upazila of Narsingdi District[1] in the Narsingdi District belonging to Dhaka Division.

Geography[edit]

Raipura is located at 23°58′00″N 90°52′30″E / 23.9667°N 90.8750°E / 23.9667; 90.8750.

Demographics[edit]

At the 1991 census Raipura had a population of 413,766, of which 204,212 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 51.58% of the population, and females 48.42%. Raipura had an average literacy rate of 22.5% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Raipura has 24 Unions/Wards, 114 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 231 villages.

Educational Institute[edit]

There are several school and college located in this upazila. Raipura College is the most populer college in this upazila which located in Raipura Pourashava. Rahima Haque Chetana Bikash Mohila College is the only Girls College of this Upazila. There is a girls school named Shatadal Girl's High School on the same campus of Rahima Haque Chetana Bikash Mohila College. There are some good school such as Sirajnagar M A Pailot High School, Raipura R K R M High School,Al-Haz Bazlul Haque J.M High school Pirijkandi High School,Pirijkandi Lakshmipur Hashem khan Alim Madrasah etc.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sarkar, Md. Ahiduzzaman (2012). "Raipura 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.