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Ukhia Upazila (উখিয়া উপজেলা)

উখিয়া উপজেলাUkhia Upazila

Ukhia Upazila is an Upazila under Cox’s Bazar District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is located at 21.2833° North 92.1000° East. It is bounded by Ramu on the north, Myanmar and Naikhongchhari on the east, Teknaf on the south, the Bay of bengal on the west. Ukhia thana was established in 1926 and was promoted into an upazila in 1983.

Area: 261.8 sq. km
Population (around): 130,000
Population Density: 464 per sq. km
Total Unions: 5
Total Mouzas: 13
Villages: 54
Rivers: Naf
Literacy rate: 16.8%
Government Colleges: 2
High Schools: 7
Govt. Primary Schools: 40
Main occupation: Agriculture, forestry, fishing, etc.
Interesting places: Kanabazar Tunnel.

 

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