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Kawkhali Upazila (কাউখালী)

কাউখালীKawkhali Upazila

Kawkhali Upazila is an upazila of Rangamati District in Chittagong Division, Bangladesh. It is located at 22.5333°N 92.0167°E. It is bounded by Lakshmichhari and Naniarchar on the north, Raozan and Rangunia on the south, Rangamati sadar and Rangunia on the east, Raozan and Fatikchhari on the west. Kawkhali thana was created in 1976 and was transformed into an upazila in 1985.

Total Area: 339.29 sq. km
Population: ~50,000
Density: 125 per sq. km
Unions: 5
Mouzas: 10
Villages: 149
Literacy rate: average 18.2%
Fruits: Jack fruit, pineapple, banana
Core crops: Paddy, cotton, ginger, sesame, potato, and vegetables.

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