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Sonagazi Upazila (সোনাগাজি)

সোনাগাজিSonagazi Upazila

Sonagazi is an Upazila of Feni District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is located at 22.8500° North 91.3917° East. It is bounded by Feni sadar on the north, Companiganj on the south, Mirsharai on the east, Companiganj and Daganbhuiyan on the west. Sonagazi thana was established in 1920 and was promoted into an upazila in 1983. History tells us that a person called Nayan Gazi came to this area after Polashi war to promote Islam. Most probably Sonagazi Upazila was named after him.

Area: 284.9 sq. km
Population (around): 240,000
Density: 826 per sq. km
Total Unions: 9
Mouzas: 94
Govt. Hospital: 1
Rivers: Feni
Literacy rate: 32.2%
Colleges: 2
High School: 17
Government Primary Schools: 76
Hat Bazaar: Sonagazi, Motiganj, Baktar Munshi, and Amir Uddin Munshi Hat
Core Occupations: Agriculture, day laborers, business, etc.

 

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