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Hatiya Upazila (হাতিয়া)

Hatiya Upazila

হাতিয়া

Hatiya Upazila is under Noakhali District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is located at 22.3667°N 91.1250°E. It is bounded by Noakhali sadar and Ramgati on the north, Bay of bengal on the south and the east, Manpura on the west. This upazila posses many big and small offshore islands. During administrative decentralization Hatiya thana was transformed into an upazila in 1983.

Total Area: 1508.23 sq. km
Population (total): around 300,000
Density: 196 per sq. km
Unions: 10 (হরণী, চানন্দী, সুখচর, নলচিরা, চরঈশ্বর, চরকিং, তমরদ্দি, বুড়িরচর, সোনাদিয়া, জাহাজমারা, নিঝুমদ্বীপ)
Total Mouzas: 37
Villages: 69
Literacy rate: about 21%
Hat Bazaar: Uchhkhali, Tamruddi, Afazia, Vhaumuhani, Jahajmara, Sagaria, and Nalchida Bazar
Upazila Health Complex: 1
Govt. Primary Schools: 105
Core crops: Paddy, peanut, soybean, pulses, vegetables, etc.

 

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