Thursday, November 8, 2012

Thorla was renamed as Muradnagar in 1878 - an Upazila in Comilla



History abd Background:
Muradnagar upazila came into existence in 1858 as Thana. The original name of the upazila was Thorla. In 1878 it was re-named as Muradnagar after the name of an influential man Mir Murad Ali who was a Jaigirder (Revenue Collector) during the British period.

Area and Location:
The upazila occupies an area of 340.73 sq. km. It is located between 23°30' and 23°48' north latitudes and between 90°52' and 91°04' east longitudes. The upazila is bounded on the north by Nabinagar and Kasba upazilas of Brahmanbaria Zila, on the east by Debidwar and Brahmanpara upazila and Kasba upazila of Brahmanbaria Zila, on the south by Chandina upazila and on the west by the Homna and Titas upazilas.

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 : 5,23,556 (in 2001: 4,68,080)
Number of Male : 2,47,591 (in 2001: 2,35,307)
Number of Female : 2,75,965 (in 2001: 2,32,773)
Urban : 32,644 (in 2001: 24,070)
Rural : 4,90,912 (in 2001: 4,44,010)
Annual Growth Rate : 1.11 (in 2001: 1.16)

Population (Adjusted):

Total Population : 5,43,535 (in 2001: 4,89,136)
Number of Male : 2,57,040 (in 2001: 2,45,892)
Number of Female : 2,86,495 (in 2001: 2,43,244)

Households:

Total number of Households : 1,01,809 (in 2001: 83,769)
Urban : 6,283 (in 2001: 4,464)
Rural : 95,526 (in 2001:79,305)

Area:

Total Area (Sq. Km.) : 340.73 (in 2001: 338.99
)
Total Area (Sq. Mile) : 131.55 (in 2001: 130.88)
Density per Square Kilometer : 1537 (in 2001: 1381)
Density per Square Mile :  3980 (in 2001: 3576)
Urbanization (%) : 6.24 (in 2001: 5.14)

Literacy:

Both male and female : 48.8% (in 2001: 38.4%)
Male only : 50.0% (in 2001: 42.5%)
Female only : 47.8% (in 2001: 34.4%)

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

Both male and female : 52.6% (in 2001: 43.1%)
Male only : 54.3% (in 2001: 45.6%)
Female only : 51.0% (in 2001: 40.6%)

Geographic info:

Total number of Union : 22 (in 2001: 22)
Total number of Mouza : 154 (in 2001: 153)
Total number of Village : 305 (in 2001: 301)
Total number of Pouroshava : 0
Total number of Paura Ward : 0
Total number of Paura Mahalla : 0


That's all for today. For further information's please visit the website of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. If you think something is missing, feel free to make any comments below. Thanks a lot for reading my post.



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Schools, Colleges and Madrashas in Mudradnagar Upazila
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Titas Upazila came into existence in 2004
Meghna Upazila under Comilla district

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 Buddi Chiyang
Comilla Sadar came into existence as a Thana in 1958
Comilla Sadar South Upazila derived from Laksham and Comilla Sadar thana in 2008
Laksham Thana turned into an Upazila in 1982
Various Opinion about the Origin of the Upazila name BARURA
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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