Pekua Upazila is an Upazila of Cox’s Bazar District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is bounded by Kutubdia on the north and west, Maheshkhali on the south, Chakaria on the south and east. Pekua Upazila was constituted with 4 unions and several Mouzas. The literacy rate is quite low here compared to other upazilas in Bangladesh. There are few Govt. primary schools, colleges, and many hat bazaars in this upazila. Major occupations include agriculture, fishing, wage laborers, etc.