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From top: Jhalokati Sadar Road, Vimruli Floating Market, Bishkhali river, Pouro Mini Park, Kirtipasha Zamindar Bari Ruins and Jhalokathi N S Kamil Madrasah Complex
Location of Jhalokathi in Bangladesh
|• Total||758.06 km2 (292.69 sq mi)|
|• Density||900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
Jhalokathi (Bengali: ঝালকাঠি জেলা) is a district in southern Bangladesh. It is located in the Barisal Division and covers an area of 758.06 km2 It is bounded by Barisal district to the north and east, Barguna district and the Bishkhali river in the south, Lohagara Upazila and Pirojpur district to the west. Annual average temperatures: maximum 33.3 °C, minimum 12.1 °C; annual rainfall 2506 mm. Main rivers in this district are Bishkhali, Sugandha, Dhanshiri, Gabkhan, Jangalia and Bamanda, Bajitpur River.
The district is administratively subdivided into 4 upazilas, these are:
Administrator of Zila Porishod: Sarder Mohammad Shah Alam 
Deputy Commissioner (DC): Md. Shakhawat Hossain 
The district of Jhalokati consists 2475 mosques Dubious - 3 mosques for every km2?, 46 temples and five Buddhist temples.
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