Rupsa Upazila

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Rupsa

রূপসা
Rupsa is located in Bangladesh
Rupsa
Rupsa
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°50′N 89°35′E / 22.833°N 89.583°E / 22.833; 89.583Coordinates: 22°50′N 89°35′E / 22.833°N 89.583°E / 22.833; 89.583
Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictKhulna District
Area
 • Total120.15 km2 (46.39 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total150,185
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Rupsa

Rupsa (Bengali: রূপসা) is an Upazila of Khulna District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Rupsa is located at 22°50′00″N 89°35′00″E / 22.8333°N 89.5833°E / 22.8333; 89.5833 . It has 27774 households and total area 120.15 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Rupsa had a population of 150,185. Males constituted 51.98% of the population, and females 48.02%. The population aged 18 or over was 77,918. Rupsa had an average literacy rate of 40.4% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration[edit]

Rupsa has 5 Unions/Wards, 64 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 75 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ashraful Islam Goldar (2012), "Rupsa 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.