Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Comilla Sadar Thana came into existence in 1958




History and Background:
Comilla Sadar came into existence in 1958 as a Thana. Nothing is definitely known about the origin of the upazila name. According to the Zila Gazetteers the early name of Comilla was Tippera and it is generally unlined that the word Comilla might have been derived from the word Kamalanka, the old Kingdom of Samotata during the first hart of the 6th century A.D.

Area and Location:
The upazila occupies an area of 142.72 sq.km. including 0.35 sq. km. forest area. It is located between 23°21' and 23°32' north latitudes and between 91°04' and 91°18' east longitudes. The upazila is bounded on the north by Burichang upazila, on the east by India, on the south by Chauddagram and Laksam upazilas and on the west by Burura and Chandina upazilas.

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

Population (Enumerated):
Total Population : 5,32,419 (in 2001: 6,12,800)
Number of Male : 2,70,169 (in 2001: 3,19,056)
Number of Female : 2,62,250 (in 2001: 2,93,744)
Urban : 2,35,423 (in 2001: 1,66,519)

Other Urban : 60,587 (in 2001: 1,11,719)
Rural : 2,36,409 (in 2001: 3,34,562)
Annual Growth Rate : -1.37 (in 2001: 1.93)

Population (Adjusted):
Total Population : 5,56,242 (in 2001: 6,41,831)
Number of Male : 2,82,310 (in 2001: 3,34,188)
Number of Female : 2,73,932 (in 2001: 3,07,643)

Households:
Total number of Households : 1,05,783 (in 2001: 1,11,542)
Urban : 46,669 (in 2001: 32,002)

Other Urban : 12,432 (in 2001: 20,037)
Rural : 46,682 (in 2001: 59,503)

Area:
Total Area (Sq. Km.) : 142.72 (in 2001: 280.94)
Total Area (Sq. Mile) : 55.10
 (in 2001: 108.47)
Density per Square Kilometer : 
3730 (in 2001: 2181)
Density per Square Mile : 9661 (in 2001: 5649)
Urbanization (%) : 55.60% (in 2001: 45.4%)

Literacy:

Both male and female : 65.7(in 2001: 56.7%)
Male only : 67.3(in 2001: 59.8%)
Female only : 64.2% (in 2001: 53.4%)

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

Both male and female : 57.0(in 2001: 50.6%)
Male only : 58.7(in 2001: 52.0%)
Female only : 55.3(in 2001: 49.0%)

Geographic info:

Total number of Union : 7 (in 2001: 12)
Total number of Mouza : 145 (in 2001: 409)
Total number of Village : 193 (in 2001: 464)
Total number of Pouroshava : 1
Total number of Paura Ward : 18
Total number of Paura Mahalla : 48


That's all for today for the Comilla Sadar Upazila. 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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Debidwar Upazila came into Existence in 1931
In 1876 Chandina came into existence as a Thana
Brahman Para came into existence as a Thana in 1976

The name Burichang came from the Buddhi Chiyang
Comilla Sadar South Upazila derived from Laksham and Comilla Sadar thana in 2008
Various Opinion about the Origin of the Upazila name BARURA
Laksham Thana turned into an Upazila in 1982
ChauddaGram Thana was constituted with Fourteen Vilages
Nangolkot was the Name of the Headquarter of the Thana
Monoharganj Upazila came into Existence in 2005

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