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|District||Cox's Bazar District|
|• Total||391.71 km2 (151.24 sq mi)|
|• Density||428/km2 (1,110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
Ramu is located at. It has 26964 households and the area of the town is 22.03 km2.
As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ramu has a population of 167480. Males constitute 51.41% of the population, and females 48.59%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 74742. Ramu has an average literacy rate among town people is 34%., and the national average of 32.4% literate. Ramu thana was transformed into an upazila in 1983. It consists of 9 union parishads, 39 mouzas and 102 villages.
Ramu has 9 unions or wards, 39 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 102 villages. According to tradition Ramu, Cox's Bazar got its name from the Ramu dynasty of the Arakan. It came under the Mughals when Chittagong was captured by them and during that time a thirteen-foot-high Buddha statue was found.