Chauddagram Upazila

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Chauddagram

চৌদ্দগ্রাম
Chauddagram is located in Bangladesh
Chauddagram
Chauddagram
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°13′N 91°19′E / 23.217°N 91.317°E / 23.217; 91.317Coordinates: 23°13′N 91°19′E / 23.217°N 91.317°E / 23.217; 91.317
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictComilla District
Area
 • Total268.48 km2 (103.66 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total332,055
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Websitehttp://chauddagram.comilla.gov.bd/

Chauddagram (Bengali: চৌদ্দগ্রাম) is an Upazila of Comilla District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Chauddagram is located at 23°13′00″N 91°19′00″E / 23.2167°N 91.3167°E / 23.2167; 91.3167 . It has 57,435 households and a total area of 268.48 km².

Administration[edit]

Chauddagram has 13 Unions/Wards,1 municipality(pouroshova), 414 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 418 villages. Mayor : Rakib al hasan

The Unions are:

  1. Alkara
  2. Ujirpur
  3. Kankapait
  4. Kalikapur
  5. Kashinagar
  6. Gunabati
  7. Gholphasha
  8. Cheora
  9. Batisha
  10. Jagannath Dighi
  11. Munshirhat
  12. Shubhapur
  13. Sreepur
  14. Chandishkora[2]

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia,Chauddagram H. J. Govt. Pilot High School (1921),Batisa Secondary School, founded in 1926 Munsirhat High School (1954) and Payer Khola High School (1882) are notable secondary schools.[1] Other secondary schools include Gunabati M/L High School and Tarashail High School.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Uddin, AKM Jasim (2012). "Chauddagram Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "Chauddagram Upazila - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2018-12-01.