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.
Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]
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.
Demography[eedit | eedit soorce]
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. Archived 2013-01-17 at the Wayback Machine
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 Archived 2013-01-17 at the Wayback Machine
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. Archived 2013-01-17 at the Wayback Machine
Rangamati Toun[eedit | eedit soorce]
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.
Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]
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[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 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[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Kaptai haes Bangladesh's anerlie hydro-electric project. The Kaptai Dam on the Karnaphuli River creatit for this purpose resultit in the Kaptai Lake.