Sunday, March 17, 2013

Meherpur District

Map Courtesy: Local Governments Engineering Department (LGED) Bangladesh

Basic Information

Meherpur District (Khulna division) with an area 716.08 sq km, is bounded by kushtia district and West Bengal of India on the north, chuadanga district and West Bengal on the south, Chuadanga and kushtia districts on the east, West Bengal on the west. Main rivers are Bhairab, Mathabhaga and Kazli; Main depressions: Dharlar Beel, Chandbeel, Kolar Beel, Patapukur Beel, Gopalpur Beel, Bamandi Beel, Salika Beel, Terogharia Beel, Elangi Beel. Annual average temperature: highest 37.1 oC and lowest 11.2 oC; annual rainfall 1467 mm.

Meherpur At a Glance

Area: 716.08 Km2
Upazila Road: 199.44 Km
Union Road: 288.38 Km
Village Road: 547.62 Km VA
553.16 Km VB
Population: 5,91,436 (2001)
Density: 821 per Km2
Literacy: 37.40 %
Upazilas: 3
Union: 18
Pourashavas: 2
Primary Schools: 280
High Schools: 92
Colleges: 13


Meherpur Sadar