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Mirpur Upazila

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Country  Bangladesh
District  Kushtia District
Website  Official Map of Mirpur
Division  Khulna Division
Time zone  BST (UTC+6)
Area  317.4 km²
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Mirpur (Bengali: মিরপুর (কুষ্টিয়া)) is an Upazila of Kushtia District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.

Contents

Map of Mirpur Upazila, Bangladesh

History

The former Mirpur Thana, which was formed in 1885, became an upazila on 1 August 1983.

Geography

Mirpur is located at 23.9333°N 89.0000°E / 23.9333; 89.0000. It has 48,215 households and a total area of 317.35 km².

Demographics

At the 1991 Bangladesh census, Mirpur had a population of 266,046. Males constitute 51.76% of the population, and females 48.24%. The population aged 18 or over is 136,611. Mirpur has an average literacy rate of 21.3% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%.

Administration

Mirpur has 12 Unions/Wards, 122 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 187 villages.

References

Mirpur Upazila Wikipedia


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