Bhola District

district in Bangladesh's Barisal Division

Bhola (Bengali: ভোলা) is a district in south-western Bangladesh. It is in the Barisal Division. It is also the largest offshore island region in Bangladesh, with an area of 3403.48 km². It is bordered by Lakshmipur and Barisal districts to the north. Bay of Bengal is to the south; Lakshmipur and Noakhali districts, Meghna (lower) river and Shahbazpur Channel are to the east. Patuakhali district and Tentulia river are to the west.[2]

Bhola
Location of Bhola in Bangladesh
Location of Bhola in Bangladesh
Expandable map of Bhola District
Coordinates: 22°41′24″N 90°39′09″E / 22.69°N 90.6525°E / 22.69; 90.6525Coordinates: 22°41′24″N 90°39′09″E / 22.69°N 90.6525°E / 22.69; 90.6525
Country Bangladesh
DivisionBarisal Division
Government
 • Deputy CommissionerMohammad Masud Alam Siddique
Area
 • Total3,403.48 km2 (1,314.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 Census)
 • Total2,037,201
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total43.2%
Time zoneUTC+06:00 (BST)
Postal code
8300
HDI (2018)0.586[1]
medium · 16th of 21
Websitewww.bhola.gov.bd

SubdistrictsEdit

Bhola district comprises the following upazilas:

  1. Bhola Sadar Upazila
  2. Burhanuddin Upazila
  3. Char Fasson Upazila
  4. Daulatkhan Upazila
  5. Lalmohan Upazila
  6. Manpura Upazila
  7. Tazumuddin Upazila

Places of interestEdit

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  2. http://banglapedia.search.com.bd/HT/B_0489.htm Bhola district in Banglapedia, Retrieved on 07-08-2008.