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Mirjagonj Upazila

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It consists of :

Union parishads

Mouzas

Villages

6

5

73

Mirjagonj Municipality :

It consists of 5 mouza with an area of 17.61 sq km. It has one Dakbungalow.

Total Population --------------------------------------

17663

Male ---------------------------------------------------

52.46%

Female ------------------------------------------------

47.54%

Density per sq km -----------------------------------

1003

Population :

Total ---------------------------------------------------

1,18,051

Male ---------------------------------------------------

59,003

Female ------------------------------------------------

59,051

Religious Institutions :

Mosque -----------------------------------------------

720

Temple ------------------------------------------------

45

Most Noted Upazila Centre Jami Mosque, Dargah Sharif Jami Mosque, Chaita Darbar Sharif Jami Mosque, Kalibari Mandir, Kanthaltali Radhagovinda Mandir, Tomb of Yaruddin Khalifa.

Literacy :

Average literacy --------------------------------------

60.39%

Educational Institutions :

College ------------------------------------------------

5

High School ------------------------------------------

30

Madrasa -----------------------------------------------

59

Govt. Primary School ------------------------------

62

Regi. Govt. Primary --------------------------------

72

Regi. Non Govt. Primary --------------------------

71

Prominent Institutions :

Subid-khali Government Primary School (1940)
Kanthaltali Government Primary School (1924)
Basonda Government Primary School (1934)
Subid-khali Pilot High School (1934)

Cultural Institutions :

Rural Club ---------------------------------------------

15

Public Library -----------------------------------------

1

Cinema Hall -------------------------------------------

1

Main Occupations :

Agriculture --------------------------------------------

57.84%

Fishing -------------------------------------------------

1.43%

Commerce --------------------------------------------

7.56%

Service ------------------------------------------------

6.88%

Construction ------------------------------------------

1.11%

Agricultural Labourer -------------------------------

10.77%

Wage Laborer ----------------------------------------

3.73%

Others -------------------------------------------------

10.68%

Land Use :

Cultivable Land --------------------------------------

12235 hectare

Fallow Land ------------------------------------------

111 hectares

Single crop -------------------------------------------

32.49%

Double corp ------------------------------------------

48.7%

Triple Crop Land ------------------------------------

18.81%

Cultivable Land under Irrigation ------------------

78%

Land Control :

Landless -----------------------------------------------

26%

Marginal -----------------------------------------------

27%

Small Peasant -----------------------------------------

26.1%

Intermidiate -------------------------------------------

14.93%

Rich Peasant ------------------------------------------

5.97%

Average distribution ---------------------------------

0.0.53 hectare/ Head

Value of Land :

The market value of the first grade arable land is Taka 5,000 per 0.01 hectare.

Main Crops :

Paddy
Sweet Potato
Mug
Lentil
Chilli
Sesame
Linseed
Ground Nut

Main Fruits :

Banana
Papaya
Coconut
Guava
Plum

Extinct and Nearly Extinct Corps :

Tobacco
Jute
Sugarcane

Main Fruits :

Mango
Jackfruit
Banana
Futi
Watermelon

Communication Facilities :

Pucca road --------------------------------------------

93km

Mud Road ---------------------------------------------

453 km

Traditional Transport :

Country boat
Most of these means of transport are Extinct and nearly extinct.

Manufactories :

Rice Mill 12
Saw Mill 7
Ice Mill 2

Cottage Industries :

Weaving 3
Welding 5
Miscellaneous Workshop 9
Bamboo Work 75
Wood Work 101
Goldsmith 35
Blacksmith 37
Potteries 41
Tailoring 82

Hats, Bazaar and Fairs :

Hats and Bazaars 8

Fairs 2

Most Noted: Subid-khali, Kakrabunia, Kanthaltali, Subid-khali Mela.

Main Exports :

Banana
Mugh
Lentil
Chilli

NGO Activities :

There are 8 NGOs working.
Operationally important ASA, BRAC, CARE, Yubak, Solve, ISWA, CDS, Sound.

Health Centres :

Upazila Health Complex 1
Satellite Clinic 4
Family Planning Centre 9

No. of Voters :

Total 78,869
Female 38,660
Male 40,209

Important Place :

Mazar Late: Yeruddin Khalifa (R.)
Single domed Shahi Mosque at Masjidbaria (1710s

Archaeological Heritage :

Single domed Shahi Mosque at Masjidbaria (1710s).

Historical events :

At the initial stage of the liberation war in 1971 a large number of youths were given military training in the training centre at village Deuli of this upazila. In an encounter between the Pak army and the local freedom fighters on the outskirts of Mirzaganj32 freedom fighters lost their lives causing heavy casualty on enemy side.

 
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