Mirsharai Upazila

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Mirsarai

মীরসরাই
Mirsarai is located in Bangladesh
Mirsarai
Mirsarai
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°46.3′N 91°34.5′E / 22.7717°N 91.5750°E / 22.7717; 91.5750Coordinates: 22°46.3′N 91°34.5′E / 22.7717°N 91.5750°E / 22.7717; 91.5750
CountryBangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictChittagong District
Area
 • Total482.88 km2 (186.44 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total325,712
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
4320
4320
Websitewww.mirsarai.info

Mirsharai (Bengali: মীরসরাই) is an upazila of Chittagong District in the division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Mirsharai is located at 22°46′20″N 91°34′30″E / 22.7722°N 91.5750°E / 22.7722; 91.5750 . It has 55771 households and total area 482.88 km².

Demographics[edit]

In the 1991 census in Bangladesh, Mirsharai had a population of 325712. Males constituted 49.97% of the population, and females 50.03%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 160496. Mirsharai has an average literacy rate of 37.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administration[edit]

Mirsharai has 16 Unions/Wards, 116 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 207 villages. The unions are:

  1. Ichhakhali
  2. Wahedpur
  3. Mithanala
  4. Osmanpur
  5. Karerhat [2]
  6. Katachhara
  7. Jorarganj[3]
  8. Durgapur[4]
  9. Dhum
  10. Hinguly
  11. Mithanala
  12. Moghadia
  13. Khayachara
  14. Mayani
  15. Hayetkandi
  16. Shaherkhali







The villages are:

  1. Syedpur

[ Syedpur Dakhil Madrasha is one of the educational institution of this village. ]

Education[edit]

According to Banglapedia, [[Sarkarhat N. R. High School,Osmanpur multi-lateral,Julonpool Beni Madhob High school,Baroiarhat Girls High School,Naherpoor High school,Durgapup N C High School,Joynaddanpur High School,Tetoya Madrsas,Osmanpur Nuria Islamia Madrasa,Mithacara Madrasa,Mirsari Pilot School,Aburhat High School,Korerhat High school,Sayed Ali High School]], founded in 1939, is a notable secondary school.[5]

Zahedul Islam Zulonpole Govt Primary School multi-lateral

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
  2. ^ "Mirsharai Upazila".
  3. ^ "ইউনিয়ন সমূহ - মীরসরাই উপজেলা-NULL". mirsharai.chittagong.gov.bd. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  4. ^ "ইউনিয়ন সমূহ - মীরসরাই উপজেলা-NULL". mirsharai.chittagong.gov.bd. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  5. ^ Momtaz, Ahmed (2012). "Mirsharai Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.