Sunday, November 18, 2012

Nangolkot was the Name of the Headquarter of the Thana



History and Background:
Nangalkot upazila came into existence in 1981 as a Thana. Nothing is definitely known about the origin of the upazila name. It is generally believed that the upazila might have derived its name from the name of the union where its headquarters is located.

Area and Location:
The upazila occupies an area of 225.95 sq. km. including forest. It is located in between 23°02' and 23°14' north latitudes and between 91°07' and 91°18' east longitudes. The upazila is bounded on the north by Laksam and Chauddagram upazilas, on the east by Chauddagram upazila, on the south by Begumganj and Chatkhil upazilas of Noakhali zila and on the west by Laksham and Monoharganj upazila and Shahrasti upazila of Chandpur zila.

Some useful Information's and Statistics could help anyone about Nangalkot Upazila / Thana taken from the Bangladesh National Census Report - 2011 from The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics:

Population (Enumerated):
Total Population : 3,73,987 (in 2001: 3,19,782)
Number of Male : 1,71,450 (in 2001: 1,56,558)
Number of Female : 2,02,537 (in 2001: 1,63,224)
Urban : 26,719 (in 2001: 6,264)
Rural : 3,47,268 (in 2001: 3,13,518)
Annual Growth Rate : 1.55 (in 2001: 1.48)

Population (Adjusted):
Total Population : 3,88,584 (in 2001: 3,34,250)
Number of Male : 1,78,152 (in 2001: 1,63,639)
Number of Female : 2,10,432 (in 2001: 1,70,611)

Households:
Total number of Households : 72,891 (in 2001: 57,624)
Urban : 5,194 (in 2001: 1,144)
Rural : 67,697 (in 2001: 56,480)

Area:
Total Area (Sq. Km.) : 225.95 (in 2001: 236.43)
Total Area (Sq. Mile) : 87.24 (in 2001: 91.28)
Density per Square Kilometer : 
1655 (in 2001: 1352)
Density per Square Mile : 4287 (in 2001: 3503)
Urbanization (%) : 7.14(in 2001: 1.96%)

Literacy:

Both male and female : 51.2(in 2001: 40.6%)
Male only : 49.7(in 2001: 42.2%)
Female only : 52.4% (in 2001: 39.2%)

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

Both male and female : 55.7(in 2001: 45.8%)
Male only : 57.5(in 2001: 47.7%)
Female only : 54.1(in 2001: 43.9%)

Geographic info:

Total number of Union : 12 (in 2001: 11)
Total number of Mouza : 193 (in 2001: 213)
Total number of Village : 270 (in 2001: 289)
Total number of Pouroshava : 1
Total number of Paura Ward : 9
Total number of Paura Mahalla : 21


That's all for today for the Nangolkot 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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