Chittagong Diveesion

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Chittagong Division (Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম) is geographically the lairgest o the seiven admeenistrative diveesions o Bangladesh. It covers the maist sootheastren auries o the kintra, wi a total aurie o 33,771.18 km² an a population at the 2011 Census (preliminary result) o 28,079,000.

Admeenistrative Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The diveesion is subdividit intae eleiven destricts (zilas) an thence intae 99 sub-destricts (upazilas). The first sax destricts leetit belaw comprise the north-wastren portion (37.6%) o the Diveesion, while the remainin five comprise the sootheastren portion (62.4%), the twa portions being separatit bi the lawer (or Bangladeshi) stretch o the Feni River; the upland destricts o Khagrachhari, Rangamati an Bandarban thegither comprise that aurie previously kent as the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

Name Caipital Aurie (km²) Population
1991 Census
Population
2001 Census
Population
2011 Census
(preliminary
results)
Brahmanbaria Destrict Brahmanbaria 1,927.11 2,141,745 2,398,254 2,808,000
Comilla Destrict Comilla 3,085.17 4,032,666 4,595,539 5,304,000
Chandpur Destrict Chandpur 1,704.06 2,032,449 2,271,229 2,393,000
Lakshmipur Destrict Lakshmipur 1,455.96 1,312,337 1,489,901 1,711,000
Noakhali Destrict Noakhali 600.99 2,217,134 2,577,244 3,072,000
Feni Destrict Feni Sadar 928.34 1,096,745 1,240,384 1,420,000
Chittagong Destrict Chittagong 5,282.98 5,296,127 6,612,140 7,509,000
Khagrachari Destrict Khagrachhari 2,699.55 342,488 525,664 608,000
Rangamati Hill Destrict Rangamati 6,116.13 401,388 508,182 596,000
Bandarban Destrict Bandarban 4,479.03 230,569 298,120 383,000
Cox's Bazar Destrict Cox's Bazar 2,491.86 1,419,260 1,773,709 2,275,000
Total Diveesion Chittagong 33,771.18 20,552,908 24,290,384 28,079,000

Literacy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Literacy rate is 22.08%.

Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

Census figurs for 1991, 2001 an 2011 are frae Bangladesh Bureau o Statistics, Population Census Wing. The 2011 Census figures are based on preliminary results.

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