Rajbari Sadar Upazila

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Rajbari Sadar

রাজবাড়ী সদর
Rajbari Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Rajbari Sadar
Rajbari Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°45.3′N 89°39′E / 23.7550°N 89.650°E / 23.7550; 89.650Coordinates: 23°45.3′N 89°39′E / 23.7550°N 89.650°E / 23.7550; 89.650
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
DistrictRajbari District
Area
 • Total313 km2 (121 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total331.631 [1]
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteUpazila Portal

Rajbari Sadar (Bengali: রাজবাড়ী সদর) is an upazila of Rajbari District[1] in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Rajbari Sadar is located at 23°45′15″N 89°39′00″E / 23.7542°N 89.6500°E / 23.7542; 89.6500. It has 48513 households and total area 313 km2.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Rajbari Sadar has a population of 263555. Males constitute 51.46% of the population, and females 48.54%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 133985. Rajbari Sadar has an average literacy rate of 32.3% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration[edit]

Rajbari Sadar Upazila is divided into Rajbari Municipality and 14 union parishads: Alipur, Banibaha, Barat, Basantapur, Chandani, Dadshi, Khankhanapur, Khanganj, Mizanpur, Mulghar, Panchuria, Ramkantapur, Shahid Wahabpur, and Sultanpur. The union parishads are subdivided into 200 mauzas and 209 villages.[3]

Rajbari Municipality is subdivided into 9 wards and 31 mahallas.[3]

Education[edit]

There are five colleges in the upazila: Belgachi Bikalpa College, Bir Muktijoddha Morji Delowara College, Dr. Abul Hossain Degree College, Government Adarsha Mohila College Rajbari, and Rajbari Government College.[4]

According to Banglapedia, Raja Surja Kumar Institute, founded in 1888, Rajbari Government High School (1892), and Yeasin High School (1950) are notable secondary schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Badrul Alam Tipu (2012), "Rajbari Sadar 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. ^ a b "District Statistics 2011: Rajbari" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  4. ^ "List of Colleges". Department of Secondary and Higher Education. Retrieved 6 September 2020.