Saturday, November 17, 2012

ChauddaGram Thana was constituted with Fourteen Vilages



History and Background:
Chauddagram upazila came into existence in 1905 as a Thana. Nothing is definitely known about the origin of the upazila name. It is learnt that during the reign of Maharaja of Tripura a revenue circle (meaning pargona) was constituted with fourteen villages (meaning Chaudda Gram) with its headquarters at the present place of the upazila. From then the area became known as Chauddagram. It is believed that the name of the upazila might have been derived from the name of that pargana.

Area and Location:

The upazila occupies an area of 270.49 sq. km. with 0.33 sq.km.forest area. It is located between 23°03' and 23°22' north latitudes and between 91°12' and 91°22' east longitudes. The upazila is bounded on the north by Comilla Sadar South upazila, on the east by India, on the south by Feni Sadar and Daganbhuiyan upazila of Feni zila and on the west be Nangalkot upazila.

Some useful information's could help you about Chauddagram Upazila / Thana taken from the Bangladesh National Census Report - 2011 from The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics:

Population (Enumerated):
Total Population : 4,43,648 (in 2001: 3,81,548)
Number of Male : 2,08,148 (in 2001: 1,88,248)
Number of Female : 2,35,500 (in 2001: 1,93,300)
Urban : 38,317 (in 2001: 14,362)
Rural : 4,05,331 (in 2001: 3,67,186)
Annual Growth Rate : 1.5 (in 2001: 1.40)

Population (Adjusted):
Total Population : 4,61,060 (in 2001: 3,98,754)
Number of Male : 2,16,330 (in 2001: 1,96,734)
Number of Female : 2,44,730 (in 2001: 2,02,020)

Households:
Total number of Households : 87,475 (in 2001: 67,612)
Urban : 7,629 (in 2001: 2,574)
Rural : 79,846 (in 2001: 65,038)

Area:
Total Area (Sq. Km.) : 270.49 (in 2001: 268.47)
Total Area (Sq. Mile) : 104.43 (in 2001: 103.65)
Density per Square Kilometer : 
1640 (in 2001: 1421)
Density per Square Mile : 4248 (in 2001: 3681)
Urbanization (%) : 8.64(in 2001: 3.76%)

Literacy:

Both male and female : 56.9(in 2001: 50.9%)
Male only : 57.1(in 2001: 52.8%)
Female only : 56.8% (in 2001: 49.0%)

School / College Attendance Report (between 5 to 24 years):

Both male and female : 56.1(in 2001: 55.1%)
Male only : 58.4(in 2001: 57.7%)
Female only : 54.1(in 2001: 52.5%)

Geographic info:

Total number of Union : 13 (in 2001: 14)
Total number of Mouza : 363 (in 2001: 398)
Total number of Village : 403 (in 2001: 402)
Total number of Pouroshava : 1
Total number of Paura Ward : 9
Total number of Paura Mahalla : 27


That's all for today for the Chauddagram Upazila in Comilla District / Zila. For further information's about the Census and others info visit site of  Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. If you think something is missing, feel free to make any comments below. Thanks a lot.




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