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Sitakunda Upazila (সীতাকুন্ড উপজেলা)

সীতাকুন্ড উপজেলাSitakunda Upazila

Sitakunda Upazila is an industries-rich Upazila under Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is located at 22°37′ North and 91°39.7′ East. It is bounded by is bounded by Mirsharai on the north, Pahartali on the south, Fatikchhari, Hathazari and Panchlaish on the east, Sandwip and Sandwip channel on the west. Sitakunda is one of the ancient sites of human habitation in Bangladesh. Though it is primarily an agricultural area, it  has the largest ship breaking industry in the world. Here goes few facts about Sitakunda as follows:

Area: 383.97 sq. km
Population (around): 340,000
Population Density: 873 per sq. km
Unions: 9 (সৈয়দপুর, রৈয়াঢালা, মুরাদপুর, বাড়বকুন্ড, বাঁশবাড়িয়া, কুমিরা, সোনাইছড়ি, ভাটিয়ারী, ছলিমপুর)
Total Mouzas: 66
Government Hospital: 3
Rivers: Sandwip Channel
Hat Bazaar: 23
Post Offices: 17
Crops (main): Paddy, betel leaf, ginger, turmeric, onion, chilli, bean and vegetables.
Interesting Places: Ship-breaking yard, sea beach, Eco park, Dak Bangla, Chandranath hill peak, etc.

 

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