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Begumganj Upazila (বেগমগঞ্জ উপজেলা)

বেগমগঞ্জ উপজেলাBegumganj Upazila

Begumganj Upazila belongs to Noakhali District in Chittagong Division of Bangladesh. It is located at 22.9500°N 91.1000°E. It is bounded by Laksham on the north, Noakhali sadar on the south, Senbagh on the east, Lakshmipur sadar and Chatkhil on the west. As per history, Mughal Subedar Saista Khan visited Begumganj area with his wife (Begum) and Begumganj was named after the Begum of the Subedar.

Total Area: 426.05 sq. km
Population (about): 700,000
Density: 1587 per sq. km
Unions: 16 (আমানউল্যাপুর, গোপালপুর, জিরতলী, আলাইয়ারপুর, ছয়ানী, রাজগঞ্জ, একলাশপুর, বেগমগঞ্জ, মিরওয়ারিশপুর, নরোত্তমপুর, দূর্গাপুর, কুতুবপুর, সুলপুর, হাজীপুর, শরীফপুর, কাদিরপুর)
Mouzas: 334
Villages: 343
Literacy rate: average 44.4%
Hat Bazaar: 61 (Begumganj, Chaumuhani, Sonaimudi, Bajra, Bangla bazar, etc.)
Upazila Health Complex: 1
Historical Interest: Bajra Shahi Jami Mosque
Core crops: Paddy, jute, potato, betel leaf, chili and vegetables.

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