Satkhira District

Satkhira District

Infobox of BD districts
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locator_position = right
latd = 22.35
longd = 89.08
division_name = Khulna Division
population_as_of = 1991
population_total = 1,843,194
population_density = 477.72
literacy_rate = 30.35%
area_total = 3,858.33
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Satkhira is a district in South-western Bangladesh. It is a part of the Khulna Division.

Location

Satkhira District with an area of 3858.33 km², It is bordered to the north by Jessore District, on the south by the Bay of Bengal, to the east by Khulna District, and to the west by Pargana District of West Bengal. Annual average temperature is maximum 35.5°C; temperature minimum is 12.5°C. The annual rainfall is 1710 mm. The main rivers are Morichap River, Kholpotua River, Betna River, Raimangal River, Hariabhanga River, Ichamati River, Betrabati River and Kalindi-Jamuna River. [cite web
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Demography

Satkhira District has a total population of 184,3194. The breakdown is the following: 50.54% male, 49.46% female, 78.08% Muslim, 21.45%Hindu, 0.28% Christian, 0.01% Buddhist, 0.18% other.

The literacy movement name is "Uddiptya Satkhira".

Health centres: Zila sadar hospital 1, upazila health complex 7, children's hospital 1.

ubdivisions

Satkhira subdivision was established in 1861 under Jessore district. It was included into Khulna district in 1882. The subdivision was turned into a district in 1984 as a result of the administrative decentralisation. The district consists of 2 municipalities, 7 upazilas, 79 union parishads, 8 thana and 1436 villages.

"The upazilas are"
# Satkhira sadar
# Assasuni
# Debhata
# Kalaroa
# Kaliganj
# Shyamnagar
# Tala
# Patkelghata-New"The municipalities are"

# Satkhira Sadar
# Kalaroa

Places of interest & Archaeological heritage and relics

SUNDARBAN World heritage No. 522. Its area 5747 km². Sultanpur shahi Mosque(500 years old) Joykali mondir, Puratan satkhira (300 years old). Jahajghata Naval Fort (Mautala, 1567), Baro Duary (Ishwaripur, 1582), Shahi Mosque (Banshipur,1599), Joseshwari Mandir (Ishwaripur, 1899), Triangular Mandir of Chanda Bhairabi (Ishwaripur), Nagar Fort of Raja Pratapaditya (Kaliganj), Parabajpur Mosque (Mukundapur), Hamman Khana (Ishwaripur),

Famous persons

Khan Bhadur Ahasanulla, Darvesh Ali, Poet Sikandar Abu Zafar, S. Wajed Ali, Kazi Shamsur Rahman (Ex.MP) Professor Dr. M.R. Khan (Md. Rafi Khan), Prof. Dr. Golam Rahman, Syed Kamal Bakth Saki (Ex.MP), Eng. Md. Emdadul Haque, Prof. Ruhal Haq FRCS, Sk. Anser Ali (Ex. MP), SM Allauddin MP(East Pakistan) Abed Khan, Tareq Anam, Raza Protapaditya, , Horicharan Raybahadur, , Falguni Hamid, Anis Siddiqui, Dr. S Doha,Dr Moinuddin Ahmed,Prof.Khairul Islam. Md.Monjurul Islam (Boro Bhai), Afzal Hossain, Amin Khan, Engr. Md. Saifur Rahman Saif

Politics

Satkhira is politically very leberal and friendfull. Famous Political Leaders are Late Alhaz Shamsur Rahman,Kamal Bokth Saki [Dead] ,Didar Bokth, [Dead] , Late SM Allauddin, Adv.Sk. Anser Ali, Razia Fayej, ] Nominated person for 2007 National Parliament Election----Satkhira-011. 2.3.4.

Satkhira-021.2.3.4.

Satkhira-031.2.3.4.

Satkhira-041.2.3.4.

Satkhira-05 (Shyamnagar)1. 2.3.4.

Literacy and educational institutions

Average literacy 66 male 39.7% and female 21%. Educational institutions: college 39, primary education institute 1, high school 221, junior high school 4, madrasa 259, government primary school 622, Locally published newspapers and periodicals Dailies: Kafela, Patradut, PNP Collegiate School (1846), Prananath High School(P.N)Sultanpur. (1862), BD School (Tala, 1887), Nalta High School (1917),Chapra High School(1973), Assasuni High School (1911), Debhata BBMP Institute (Pilot High School, 1919), Dhandia High School (Kalaroa, 1885), Kaliganj High School (1936) Ghona High School, Polash pole High School(1970),Satkhira Govt.Girls'High School,Satkhira Govt.High School, Ratanpur T. N. High School(1940).

Economy

Main occupations: Agriculture 36.9%, fishing 1.86%, pisciculture 1.01%, agricultural labourer 26.74%, wage labourer 3.72%, commerce 13.32%, industry 1.49%, transport 2.46%, service 4.37%, and others 8.13%. Main crops Paddy, jute, sugarcane, mustard seed, potato, onion and betel leaf. Extinct or nearly extinct crops indigo, linseed, sesame, kaun and aus paddy. Main fruits Mango, black berry, jackfruit, banana, papaya, litchi, coconut, guava. Fisheries, dairies, poultries Poultry 322, dairy 86, fishery 3046, shrimp farming 3650, hatchery 66, artificial breeding centre 1.

Hats, bazars and fairs: Hats and bazars are 265, most noted of which are Sultanpur Boro Bazar(Bigest bazar in whole district) Kaliganj, Nalta, Nazimganj (Kaliganj), Ratanpur bazar(Ratanpur), Shyamnagar, Nawabeki,Ghona hat, Nurnagar Bazar (Shyamnagar), Tala, Balia (Tala); fairs 37 noted of which are Gurpukur Mela (three hundred years old, Satkhira Town), Dublar Mela (Dublar Char, Satkhira Sadar), Baruni Mela, Dol Purnima Mela (Katunia Rajbari), Rath Jatra Mela (Kushalia, Kaliganj), Baishakhi Mela (Koila, Jugikhali, Kamarkhali, Kalaroa Upazila), Parulia Shashan Ghat Mela (Debhata), Baruni Mela (Sonar Mora), Charak Mela (Munshiganj), Rash Mela (Arpanghashia), Dolmela (Gopalpur, Shyamnagar)

Main exports: Shrimp, paddy, jute, wheat, betel leaf, leather and jute goods.

ee also

*Districts of Bangladesh
*Khulna Division

References


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