Thursday, March 7, 2013

Jhalokathi District

Map Courtesy: Local Governments Engineering Department (LGED) Bangladesh

Basic Information

Jhalokathi District (Barisal division) with an area of 758.06 sq km, is bounded by barisal district on the north and east, barguna district and the Bishkhali river on the south, lohagara and pirojpur districts on the west. Annual average temperature: maximum 33.3 oC, minimum 12.1 oC; annual rainfall 2506 mm. Main rivers are Bishkhali, Sugandha, Dhansiri, Gabkhan, Jangalia and Bamanda.

Jhalokathi At a Glance

Area: 758.06 Km2
Upazila Road: 270.41 Km
Union Road: 363.03 Km
Village Road: 1459.41 Km VA
1044.39 Km VB
Population: 7,28,943 (2001)
Density: 1005.75 per Km2
Literacy: 65.34 %
Upazilas: 4
Union: 32
Pourashavas: 2
Primary Schools: 560
High Schools: 194
Colleges: 17


Jhalokathi Sadar