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Kamalganj Upazila

Kamalganj
কমলগঞ্জ
Upazila
Location of Kamalganj
Country  Bangladesh
Division Sylhet Division
District Moulvibazar District
Government
 • MP (Maulvibazar-2, Maulvibazar-3) Mahi Faiyaz, Nawab Abbas Ali Khan (2- Jatiya Party), Syed Mohsin Ali (3-Awami League)
Area
 • Total 485.26 km2 (187.36 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 191,672
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Kamalganji, Komolgonji
Time zone

BST ([[UTC+6

code]]]])
Postal Code 3220-30
Website kamolganj.moulvibazar.gov.bd

Kamalganj (Bengali: কমলগঞ্জ) is an Upazila of the Moulvibazar District[1] in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Demographics

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kamalganj has a population of 191,672. Males constitute 50.98% of the population, and females 49.02%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 102,877. Kamalganj has an average literacy rate of 28.6% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.[2]

Administration

Kamalganj has 9 Unions/Wards, 118 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 276 villages. The Unions are: Shamsher Nagar, Patanushar, Rahimpur, Munshi Bazar, Ali Nagar, Kamalganj, Adampur, Islampur, Madhabpur.

Notable residents

See also

References

  1. ^ Shah Abdul Wadud (2012), "Kamalganj Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, 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. 
  3. ^ Gibran, Soaib Ahmed (2012). "Akbar, Chowdhury Golam". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 

External links

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