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Chandanaish Upazila (চন্দনাঈশ উপজেলা)

চন্দনাঈশ উপজেলাChandanaish Upazila

Chandanaish Upazila is an Upazila of Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong. It is located at 22.2111° North 92.0417° East. It is bounded by Patiya and Rangunia on the north, Satkania on the south, Bandarban Sadar and Satkania on the east, and Anwara on the west. Chandanaish was a part of Patiya upazila once upon a time. In 1976, Chandanaish was separated from Patiya and established as Chandanaish thana. Later on, in 1983, it became in existence as Chandanaish upazila. There is a myth that “Chandanaish” was named after chandan wood.

Total Area: 77.99 sq. km
Population (around): 200,000
Population Density: 1785 per sq. km
Total Unions: 9
Total Mouzas: 44
Government Hospital: 2
Rivers: 2; সাঙ্গু, চানখালী
Hat Bazaar: 22
Post Offices:14
Crops (main): Paddy
Literacy rate: 56.46%.

 

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