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Barkal Upazila (বরকল উপজেলা)

বরকল উপজেলাBarkal Upazila

Barkal Upazila is an upazila of Rangamati District in Chittagong Division, Bangladesh. It is located at 22.7333°N 92.3583°E. It is bounded by Baghaichhari and Langadu on the north, Juraichhari and Rangamati sadar on the south, Mizoram on the east, Langadu and Rangamati Sadar on the west. Barkal thana was formed in 1923 and was converted into an upazila in 1985.

Total Area: 760.88 sq. km
Population: ~30,000
Density: 38 per sq. km
Unions: 5
Mouzas: 28
Villages: 156
Literacy rate: average 30.4%
Primary Schools: 106
Upazila Health Complex: 1
Interesting Places: Kaptai Lake and hills
Core crops: Paddy, cotton, pulse, corn, potato, and vegetables.

 

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