Boda Upazila

Boda (Bengali: বোদা) is an Upazila of Panchagarh District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1] Boda is the largest upazila in Panchagarh. It is named Boda because the big Badeshwari Temple is there.

Boda

বোদা
Boda
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 26°11′55″N 88°33′20″E
CountryBangladesh
DivisionRangpur Division
DistrictPanchagarh District
Area
  Total349.47 km2 (134.93 sq mi)
Population
 (1991)
  Total168,258
  Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
WebsiteOfficial Map of Boda

Geography

Boda is located at 26.2083°N 88.5597°E / 26.2083; 88.5597 . It has 33535 households and total area 349.47 km².

Demographics

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Boda has a population of 168258. Males constitute 51.22% of the population, and females 48.78%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 83118. Boda has an average literacy rate of 29.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administration

Boda Upazila is divided into one municipality and 10 union parishads: Benghari Banagram, Boda, Boroshoshi, Chandanbari, Jholaishalshiri, Kajoldighikaligonj, Mareabamonhat, Moidandighi, Pachpir, and Sakoa. The union parishads are subdivided into 174 mauzas and 239 villages.

See also

References

  1. Md. Ahsan Habib (2012). "Boda Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.


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