Sharsha Upazila


Sharsha Upazila

Infobox of upazilas
native_name = Sharsha
locator_position = right
latd = 23.0744
longd = 88.8667
division_name = Khulna Division
district = Jessore District
population_as_of = 1991
population_total = 258789
population_density = 769
area_total = 336.34
area_telephone =
postal_code =
maplink = www.bangladesh.gov.bd/maps/images/jessore/Sharsha.gif
maplink_caption = Official Map of Sharsha
footnotes =

Sharsha ( _bn. শর্শা) is an Upazila of Jessore District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.

Geography

Sharsha is located at coord|23.0744|N|88.8667|E| . It has 46084 units of house hold and total area 336.34 km².

Demographics

As of 1991 Bangladesh censusGR|Bangladeh, Sharsha has a population of 258789. Males make up 51.4% of the population, and females 48.6%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 126532. Sharsha has an average literacy rate of 25.5% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate. cite web | accessdate = November 10 | accessyear = 2006 | url = http://www.bangladeshgov.org/mop/ndb/arpc91_v1/tables04.htm | archiveurl = http://web.archive.org/web/20050327072826/http://www.bangladeshgov.org/mop/ndb/arpc91_v1/tables04.htm | archivedate = 2005-03-27 | title = Population Census Wing, BBS.]

Administrative

Sharsha has 11 Unions/Wards, 135 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 172 villages.

ee also

*Upazilas of Bangladesh
*Districts of Bangladesh
*Divisions of Bangladesh

References


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