Khagrachari Destrict

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Location o Khagrachari in Bangladesh
Tribal weemen near Ful Biju Chengi River, Khagrachhori. Photo:Biplob Rahman

Khagrachari (Bengali: খাগড়াছড়ি) is a destrict in sooth-eastren Bangladesh. It is a pairt o the Chittagong Diveesion an the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Its local name is "Chengmi". Khagrachari is an aw kent as Phalang Htaung (ဖလံေထာင္) or the Mong Circle (o the rest o the three hill destricts Rangamati is the Chakma Circle (သက္ေထာင္) an Bandarban (ဗိုလ္မင္းေထာင္) is the Bohmong Circle).

Khagrachari toun is the hame toun o the Mong Chief (currently Keeng, or Raja, Saching Prue Chowdhury ဗိုလ္မင္း သာစိန္ျဖဴ) who is the heid o the Arakanese descendants livin in the circle. It an aw is the admeenistrative heidquarters o Khagrachari destrict.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Khagrachari is a valley. It haes three river namely Chengi, Kasalong and Maini. Chengi is the langest river in Khagrachari. Maist o the land o Khagrachari are hilly auries.

Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Upazilas unner this destrict are:

  1. Dighinala Upazila
  2. Khagrachhari Upazila
  3. Lakshmichhari Upazila
  4. Mahalchhari Upazila
  5. Manikchhari Upazila
  6. Matiranga Upazila
  7. Panchhari Upazila
  8. Ramgarh Upazila

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maist o the fowk lives on Jhum cultivation.

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

Alutila, Matai Pukuri, Aronno Kutir, Chengi bridge, Newzeland place,khagrachari research institute, Dighinala Jhulonto brig Richang jharna an so mony..

Releegious composition (1991)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Muslim - 53.45%, Buddhist - 48.51%, Hindu - 16.69%, Christian - 0.27% an Ithers - 0.08. Releegious institutions 2472 mosques, 937 Buddhist (656 pagodas, 281 temples), 170 temples an 4 kirks. [1]

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