Rangamati Hill Destrict
Rangamati'(Bengali:রাঙ্গামাটি পার্বত্য জেলা) is a destrict in sootheastren Bangladesh. It is a pairt o the Chittagong Hill Tracts an the toun o Rangamati serves as the heidquarters o the destrict. Aurie-wise, Rangamati is the lairgest destrict in the kintra.
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Rangamati is locatit in the Chittagong Diveesion. The total aurie o the destrict is 6116.13 sq km. It is bundit bi the Tripura state o Indie on the north, Bandarban Destrict on the sooth, Mizoram State o Indie an Chin State o Myanmar on the east, an Khagrachari an Chittagong Destricts on the west.
It’s a combination o Hill-Lake-Plain land. The area of the district is 6116.13 sq. km o which 1291.5 sq. km is riverine an 4824.63 sq.km. is unner forest vegetation an the lake aurie is aboot 650 sq. km.
The total population is 5,08,182 accordin tae 2005 census o which tribal 52% an non-tribal 48%. The number o males is 2,87,060 an the females are 2,38,043 (Census 2001). The density o population is 83 per square kilometer (Census 2001). The number o hoosehauld is 1,03,974 haein the hoosehauld size 4.8 (Census 2001). The total population is dividit intae Bangalees an eleiven tribes (ethnic minorities): Chakma, Marma, Tanchangya, Tripura, Pankua, Lushi, Khiang, Murang, Rakhine, Chak, Bowm,Khumi.
Tribal population : (as per census of 2005 ):
Chakma-1,86,395, Marma-44,727, Tanchanga-18,607, Tripura-6,697, Pankho- 2,118, Bowm-1,053, khyang- 791, Lusai- 217, Chak- 177, Rakhain-70, Khumi-50,Gurkha-03,Etc-174
As per 1991 census, the religious break up of the population of the district were: Buddhist 53.83%,Muslim 39.28%, Hindu 5.62% and Christian 1.12%. Religious institutions Pagoda 1230, Mosque 1059, Temple 65, Church 16. Genderwise, male constituted 53.59% and female constituted 46.41% of the population.
Rangamati Toun is mainly dividit intae 13 auries. Namely Vedvedi, Collegegate, Rajbari, Newmarket, Banarupa, Kathaltoli, Fishery Ghath, Reserve Bazar, Launch Ghath, Pathor Ghata, Tabalchori, Mazher Basti, Asam Basti.
- For the Toun, see Rangamati.
The destrict o Rangamati consists o 10 upazilas, 1 municipality, 9 wards, 35 mahallas, 50 union parishads, 162 mouzas an 1347 veelages. The upazilas are Baghaichhari, Barkal, Kawkhali, Belaichhari, Kaptai, Juraichhari, Langadu, Nannerchar, RajasthaliRangapani an Rangamati sadar.
Leet o Unions in Rangamati Destrict
- Rangamati Sadar Upazila
- Belaichhari Upazila
- Bilaichari Sadar
- Bagaichhari Upazila
- Khedar Mara
- Barkal Upazila
- Juraichhari Upazila
- Rajasthali Upazila
- Langadu Upazila
- Bhasonna Adam
- Nannerchar Upazila
Places o interest
- Kaptai haes Bangladesh's anerlie hydro-electric project. The Kaptai Dam on the Karnaphuli River creatit for this purpose resultit in the Kaptai Lake.
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