Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Chandpur District

Map Courtesy: Local Governments Engineering Department (LGED) Bangladesh

Basic Information

Chandpur District (Chittagong division) with an area of 1704.06 sq km, is bounded by munshiganj and comilla districts on the north, noakhali, lakshmipur and barisal districts on the south, Comilla district on the east, meghna river, shariatpur and Munshiganj districts on the west. River erosion is a common feature in this district. The Padma and the Meghna meet near Chandpur Town and take a vast expanse. Main tributaries of the Meghna are Dakatia, Dhanagada, Matlab and Udhamdi. Ghorgaon Jala is a beel. Annual average temperature-maximum 34.3 oC, minimum 12.7 oC; annual average rainfall 2551 mm.

Chandpur At a Glance

Area: 1704.06 Km2
Upazila Road: 560.75 Km
Union Road: 897.49 Km
Village Road: 1746.9 Km VA
1771.62 Km VB
Population: 22,71,229 (2001)
Density: 1333 per Km2
Literacy: 68 %
Upazilas: 8
Union: 88
Pourashavas: 7
Primary Schools: 1088
High Schools: 249
Colleges: 47


Chandpur Sadar
Matlab (Dakshin)
Matlab (Uttar)