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Pakundia
পাকুন্দিয়া
Upazila
Pakundia is located in Bangladesh
Pakundia
Pakundia
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°20′N 90°41′E / 24.333°N 90.683°E / 24.333; 90.683Coordinates: 24°20′N 90°41′E / 24.333°N 90.683°E / 24.333; 90.683
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Kishoreganj District
Area
 • Total 180.52 km2 (69.70 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 210,355
 • Density 1,165/km2 (3,020/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Pakundia

Pakundia (Bengali: পাকুন্দিয়া) is an Upazila of Kishoreganj District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Pakundia is located at 24°20′00″N 90°41′00″E / 24.3333°N 90.6833°E / 24.3333; 90.6833 . It has 39,92 thumbnail 4 households and total area 180.52 km² [1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Pakundia has a population of 210,355. Males are 51.26% of the population, and females 48.74%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 103,661. Pakundia has an average literacy rate of 40.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 42.4% literate.[2]

Administrative[edit]

Pakundia has 10 Unions/Wards, 97 Mauzas/Mahallas and 170 villages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://banglapedia.search.com.bd/HT/P_0034.htm Banglapedia article on Pakundia Upazila
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 

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20 news items

 
DhakaTribune
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 06:24:41 -0800

Local BNP called for dawn-to-dusk hartal in Kishoreganj's Pakundia upazila for Sunday, protesting the attack on BNP leader. Advocate Jalal Uddin, president of Pakundia upazila unit of BNP and also mayor of Pakundia municipality announced the hartal on ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:44:17 -0700

The deceased are Hazrat Ali, 32, and his seven year-old-son Rijon of Kazihati village in Pakundia upazila; Shital Chandra Barman, 32, of Poilanpur in Kuliarchar poura area; Abdul Mannan Miah, 60, of Kazirchar village in Kotiadi; and Rima Akter, 10, ...
 
DhakaTribune
Sat, 23 May 2015 12:52:30 -0700

A total of 326 students of Char Adarsha college in Charporadi area of Pakundia upazila in the district have been attending classes under the open sky as nor'wester blew away tin-shed roofs of the institution on 18 April. Sources said the nor'wester ...
 
DhakaTribune
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 11:07:30 -0800

In Kishoreganj, arsonists hurled a petrol bomb at a microbus in Chilakara area of Pakundia upazila in the late hours of Friday night but the driver saved his life by jumping out of the window. Locals later put the fire out. Meanwhile, another 72-hour ...
 
DhakaTribune
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:56:15 -0700

Local administration has imposed section 144 in Pakundia upazila as two factions of local Awami League called meeting at the same venue on same time on Saturday. The administration imposed ban on holding any meeting, procession or rally in and ...
 
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:11:15 -0700

Kawser Hossain, a doctor on duty at the Pakundia Upazila Health complex, said ten critically injured people had been sent to the Kishoreganj General Hospital. “They are in a grave condition.” Inspector Shams Uddin said, “A Dhaka-bound bus of the ...

DhakaTribune

DhakaTribune
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0700

The arrestees were identified as Sahjahan Kamrul, 40, son of late Foizuddin of Angiadi village under Pakundia upazila of Kishorganj and Masum Khan, 43, son of Ibrahim of Vurulia village under Sadar upazila of Gazipur. They were arrested from an unknown ...
 
DhakaTribune
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 08:54:59 -0700

... Rejwan Ahmed Toufiq and Managing Director of the college Dr ANM Noushad Khan. Among others present were Md. Jonab Ali, chairman of Karimganj upazila parishad, and advocate Suhrab Uddin, chairman of Pakundia upazila parishad. SHARING A- A+.
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