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Chandpur District

Chandpur District
চাঁদপুর জেলা
District
Nickname(s): The Gateway Of Eastern Bengal
Location of Chandpur District in Bangladesh
Location of Chandpur District in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°12′50″N 90°38′10″E / 23.2139°N 90.6361°E / 23.2139; 90.6361
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
Parliamentary seat 5
Area
 • Total 1,704.06 km2 (657.94 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 2,416,018
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 3600

Chandpur (চাঁদপুর জেলা) is a district in the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Chittagong Division.[1] It was part of greater Comilla District until 1984.[2]

Demographics

The population of the district as of the 2011 census was 2,416,018.[3]

Administrative subdivisions

Upazilas

Chandpur District is divided into the following sub-districts (upazilas):[1]

  1. Chandpur Sadar Upazila
  2. Faridganj Upazila
  3. Haimchar Upazila
  4. Hajiganj Upazila
  5. Kachua Upazila
  6. Matlab Dakshin Upazila
  7. Matlab Uttar Upazila
  8. Shahrasti Upazila

Education

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Khan, Abul Khaer (2012). "Chandpur District". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ Musa, Muhammad. Brahmanbariar Itibrittyo, Shetu Prokashoni, Brahmanbaria,1998.
  3. ^ "Chandpur (District (Zila), Bangladesh) - Population, Map & Location". citypopulation.de.