Daudkandi Upazila

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Daudkandi

দাউদকান্দি
Daudkandi is located in Bangladesh
Daudkandi
Daudkandi
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°32′N 90°43′E / 23.533°N 90.717°E / 23.533; 90.717Coordinates: 23°32′N 90°43′E / 23.533°N 90.717°E / 23.533; 90.717
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictComilla District
Area
 • Total376.23 km2 (145.26 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total458,503
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Daudkandi

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

Geography[edit]

Daudkandi is located at 23°32′00″N 90°43′00″E / 23.5333°N 90.7167°E / 23.5333; 90.7167 . It has 77,102 households and a total area of 376.23 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Daudkandi had a population of 458, 503. Males constituted 50.44% of the population, and females 49.56%. The population aged 18 or over was 215, 409. Daudkandi had an average literacy rate of 29.9% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Position Name
Upazila Chairman Major (Retd.) Selim Reza
Vice Chairman Asdu
Woman Vice Chairman Rujina Akther
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO)

Daudkandi has 15 Unions, 1 Pourosova, 281 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 467 villages.

Unions are

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
  3. ^ Khan, Saleh Athar (2012). "Ahmad, Khondakar Mostaq". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
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