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Hathazari Upazila

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Country  Bangladesh
District  Chittagong District
Area  251.3 km²
Division  Chittagong Division
Time zone  BST (UTC+6)
Hathazari Upazila httpsmw2googlecommwpanoramiophotosmedium
Website  Official Map of Hathazari
Neighborhoods  Hathazari, Azam Para, Shayesta Kha Para, Kamal Para, Chandrapur, Shahjalal Para, Mirer Khil

Hathazari (Bengali: হাটহাজারী) is an Upazila of Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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Map of Hathazari, Bangladesh

Geography

Hathazari is located at 22.5083°N 91.8083°E / 22.5083; 91.8083. It has 52,594 households and a total area of 251.28 km². The main river is Halda. It is surrounded by Fatikchhari Upazila on the north, Panchlaish Thana and Chandgaon Thana on the south, Raozan Upazila on the east and Sitakunda Upazila on the west.

Demographics

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Hathazari had a population of 321,004. Males constituted 51.62% of the population, and females 48.38%. The population aged 18 or over was 157,524. Hathazari had an average literacy rate of 78% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.

Administration

Hathazari has 16 Unions/Wards, 54 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 56 villages.

The unions are Burirchar, Chhibatali, Chikandandi, South Madarsha, Dhalai, Fatehpur, Farhadabad, Garduara, Guman Mardan, Hathazari, Mekhal, Mirzapur, Nangolmora, Shikarpur and North Madarsha. Garduara is now in Raozan Upazila.

Education

According to Banglapedia, Farhadabad High School is a notable secondary school.

References

Hathazari Upazila Wikipedia


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