Phulpur Upazila

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Phulpur

ফুলপুর
Phulpur is located in Bangladesh
Phulpur
Phulpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°57′N 90°21′E / 24.950°N 90.350°E / 24.950; 90.350Coordinates: 24°57′N 90°21′E / 24.950°N 90.350°E / 24.950; 90.350
Country Bangladesh
DivisionMymensingh Division
DistrictMymensingh District
Area
 • Total580.21 km2 (224.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total601,766
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Phulpur

Phulpur (Bengali: ফুলপুর) is an Upazila of Mymensingh District[1] in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Phulpur has a population of 601,766 living in 88,708 households. Males constitute 49.48% of the population and females 50.52%. Muslims form 96.27% of the population, Hindus 3.46%, Christians 0.18%, and others 0.10%. Phulpur has a literacy rate of 37.66% for the population above age seven.[2]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census Phulpur had a population of 459,046, with males constituting 50.98% of the population and females 49.02%. This Upazila's 18+ population is 221,110. Phulpur had an average literacy rate of 72% (7+ years). compared to the national average of 32.4%.[3]

Administration[edit]

Phulpur has 10 Unions, 378 Mauzas and 411 villages.

The unions are: Chondhora, Ramvodropur, Vaitkandi, Singheswar, Phulpur, Poyari, Rohimgong, Rupsi, Baliah, and Bowla.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nurul Amin (2012), "Phulpur Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011: Zila Report – Mymensingh" (PDF). Table P01 : Household and Population by Sex and Residence, Table P05 : Population by Religion, Age group and Residence, Table P09 : Literacy of Population 7 Years & Above by Religion, Sex and Residence. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), Ministry of Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.