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Sarail Upazila (সরাইল উপজেলা)

সরাইল উপজেলা

Sarail Upazila

Sarail Upazila is an Upazila belongs to Brahmanbaria District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is located at 24.0583° North and 91.1250° East. It is bounded by Nasirnagar on the north, Brahmanbaria Sadar on the south, Brahmanbaria Sadar and Nasirnagar on the east, Bhairab and Bajitpur on the west. “Sharaikhana (সরাইখানা)” means temporary living place. And french word “Il (ঈল)” means protester friend. “Sarail” derived from this two words which means living place of protester friend. The place where protester bodyguard of Fakhruddin Bahram Khan temporarily established a capital to prepare for war was named as “Sarail”.

Area: 215.28 sq. km
Population (around): 300,000
Population Density: 1146 per sq. km
Total Unions: 9 (অরুয়াইল, পাকশিমূল, চুন্টা, কালিকচ্ছ, পানিশ্বর(উঃ), সরাইল, নোয়াগাঁও, শাহজাদাপুর, শাহবাজপুর)
Mouzas: 80
Govt. Hospital: 1
Literacy Rate: 37%
Hat Bazaar: 14
Post Offices: 7
Government Primary Schools: 81
Non-Govt. Primary Schools: 43
High Schools: 15
Community Schools: 8
Interesting Places: South Arifail Mosque and Pair Graveyard (দক্ষিণ আরিফাইল মসজিদ ও জোড়া কবর), Kalikochcho Mughal Mosque (কালিকচ্ছ মোঘল আমলের মসজিদ), Hatkhola Mosque (হাটখোলা মসজিদ) Bariuda Hatir Pool (বারিউড়ায় অবস্থিত ঐতিহাসিক হাতির পুল), etc.
Rivers: Sunahair, Titas and Meghna

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