Sunday, March 3, 2013

Bandarban District

Map Courtesy: Local Governments Engineering Department (LGED) Bangladesh

Basic Information

Bandarban District (Chittagong division) with an area of 4479 sq km, is bounded by rangamati district on the north, Arakan (Myanmar) and the river naf on the south, Arakan and Rangamati district on the east and chittagong and cox's bazar district on the west. Bandarban mostly consists of forests and hills. Main rivers are Shankha (Sangu), Matamuhuri and bakkhali. The four major mountain ranges of the district are the Meranja, Wailatong, Tambang and Politai. Bagakain or Baga Lake is notable. Annual average temperature maximum 34.6 oC and minimum 13 oC. Annual rainfall 3031 mm.

Bandarban At a Glance

Area: 4479 km2
Upazila Road: 356.4 km
Union Road: 575.21 km
Village Road: 831.33 km VA
839.1 km VB
Population: 3,00,740 (2001)
Density: 67 per Km2
Literacy: 41.6 %
Upazilas: 7
Union: 29
Pourashavas: 2
Primary Schools: 369
High Schools: 24
Colleges: 5


Bandarban Sadar