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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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3 news items

 
Prothom Alo (English)
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:22:30 -0700

Three passengers were killed and seven others injured as a bus collided head-on with an electric auto-rickshaw at Pakundia upazila in Kishoreganj on Thursday. The collision occurred in Bartia area on Pakundia-Mirzapur road at about 1:15pm.
 
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 05:45:00 -0700

"Police found a body, hands and legs tied, beside the road of Char Kaona village at Pakundia Upazila at 5:30 am Thursday morning,” Pakundia Police station OC Zakir Rabbani said. The body has been sent to the Kishoreganj Sadar Hospital for autopsy.
 
The Daily Star
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:11:19 -0700

A schoolboy, who was abducted for Tk 10 lakh ransom in Pakundia upazila of Kishoreganj district three days ago, was found murdered in a jungle yesterday. Police arrested one Sohag, Dalim and Dulal of Noyapara village in this connection, reports our ...
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