Friday, November 9, 2012

Debidwar Upazila came into existence in 1931




History and Background:
Debidwar upazila came into existence in 1931 as a Thana. Nothing is definitely known about the origin of the upazila name DebiDwar. It is learnt that in the past the present area of upazila headquarters was a place of worship to many gods and goddesses meaning Dev and Devis in consequence of which the place was named Debidwar.

Area and Location:
The upazila occupies an area of 238.65 sq. km or 92.14 sq. mile. It is located between 23°29' and 23°42' north latitudes and between 90°59' and 91°05' east longitudes. The upazila is bounded on the north by Muradnagar upazila, on the east by Burichang and BrahmanPara upazilas, on the south by the Chandina upazila and on the west by Muradnagar upazila.

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

Population (Enumerated):
Total Population : 4,31,352 (in 2001: 3,78,401)
Number of Male : 2,04,207 (in 2001: 1,90,926)
Number of Female : 2,27,145 (in 2001: 1,87,475)
Urban : 61,418 (in 2001: 13,994)
Rural : 3,69,934 (in 2001: 3,64,407)
Annual Growth Rate : 1.3 (in 2001: 1.17)

Population (Adjusted):
Total Population : 4,48,634 (in 2001: 3,95,467)
Number of Male : 2,12,392 (in 2001: 1,99,537)
Number of Female : 2,36,242 (in 2001: 1,95,930)

Households:
Total number of Households : 82,695 (in 2001: 66,979)
Urban : 11,901 (in 2001: 2,524)
Rural : 70,794 (in 2001: 64,455)

Area:
Total Area (Sq. Km.) : 238.65

Total Area (Sq. Mile) : 92.14
Density per Square Kilometer : 1807 (in 2001: 1588)
Density per Square Mile :  4681 (in 2001 - 4112)
Urbanization (%) : 14.24 (in 2001 - 3.7)

Literacy:

Both male and female : 52.8% (in 2001: 50.4%)
Male only : 54.4% (in 2001: 54.5%)
Female only : 51.4% (in 2001: 46.3%)

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

Both male and female : 57.3% (in 2001: 47.8%)
Male only : 60.1% (in 2001: 50.9%)
Female only : 54.8% (in 2001: 44.6%)

Geographic info:

Total number of Union : 15 (in 2001: 16)
Total number of Mouza : 192 (in 2001: 142)
Total number of Village : 192 (in 2001: 209)
Total number of Pouroshava : 1
Total number of Paura Ward : 9
Total number of Paura Mahalla : 22


That's all for today for the Debidwar Upazila. After finishing the review of rest 10 upazilas, I will post something new about Comilla district and all thanas. For further information's about 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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Thorla was renamed as Muradnagar in 1878
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Brahman Para came into existence as a Thana in 1976
The name Burichang came from Buddi Chiyang
Comilla Sadar came into existence as a Thana in 1958
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Laksham Thana turned into an Upazila in 1982
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Nangolkot was the Name of the Headquarter of the Thana
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