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Location of Bhola in Bangladesh
|• Total||3,737.21 km2 (1,442.94 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 Census)|
|• Density||480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|• Total||29.47% (1991)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
Bhola District (Bengali: ভোলা) is an administrative district (zila) in south-central Bangladesh, which includes Bhola Island, the largest island of Bangladesh. It is located in the Barisal Division and has an area of 3737.21 km². It is bounded by Lakshmipur and Barisal Districts to the north, the Bay of Bengal to the south, by Lakshmipur and Noakhali districts, the (lower) Meghna river and Shahbazpur Channel to the east, and by Patuakhali District and the Tetulia river to the west. About 400 mmcf natural gas has been found at Kachia in Bhola which is being used to run a power station.
Bhola district comprises the following upazilas:
There are 11 government colleges Bhola.
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