Rangunia Upazila is an Upazila of Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is located at 22.4667° North 92.0833° East. It is bounded by Kawkhali on the north, Dhandanaish, Patiya and Boalkhali on the south, Kaptai, Rajasthali and Bandarban Sadar on the east, Raozan and Kawkhali on the west. “Rangunia” is not a Bengali word. Some believes that it has similarities with Burmese word “Rengun” because Rangunia was ruled by Burmese Arakans once upon a time. Basic information regarding Rangunia goes as follows:
Area: 357 sq. km
Population (around): 420,000
Population Density: 748 per sq. km
Total Unions: 15
Total Mouzas: 72
Government Hospital: 1
Rivers: karnafuli, Ichamati, Dolukhali and Ichakhali
Hat Bazaar: Dhamaeer Hat, Shantir Hat, Moghuls Hat, Roazar Hat, and Mariam Nagar Hat.
Canals: Kulphulmai, Mundhari, Shilok Khal, Chandraghona, Katakhali, and Kodalar Khal
Core Crops: Paddy, potato, onion, garlic, betel leaf, tobacco, wheat, brinjal, and vegetables.
Hills: Ghatcheck, Shilok, Kodala, Padua, Pomra, Betagi, Farangkhil, Shukhbilash and Betbunia.