Chittagong City Corporation
Chittagong City Corporation area 160.99 sq km, located in between 22°13' and 22°27' north latitudes and in between 91°40' and 91°53' east longitudes. It is bounded by sitakunda, hathazari and raozan upazilas on the north, anowara upazila on the south, Raozan and boalkhali upazilas on the east, Sitakunda upazila and bay of bengal on the west.
Population Total 2068082; male 1163676, female 904406.
Water bodies Main River: karnafuli.
Administration Chittagong Municipality was formed on 22 June 1863 and it was turned into Chittagong City Corporation on 31 July 1990.
|1||11+1 (Part)||31+20 (Part)||211|
|City corporation thana and GO code||Area (sq km)||Ward||Mahalla||Population||Density (per sq km)||Literacy rate (%)|
|Kotwali 41||7.68||8+3 (Part)||23||282975||36846||79.60|
|Khulshi 43||13.12||2+2 (Part)||45||243351||18548||60.30|
|Double Mooring 28||8.12||4+4 (Part)||41||259181||31919||63.10|
|Patenga 65||22.34||2+1 (Part)||3||80448||6277||60.35|
|Panchlaish 57||8.30||1+2 (Part)||12||148120||17846||69.20|
|Pahartali 55||13.31||1+3 (Part)||14||127243||9560||67.30|
|Bandar 20||20.04||2+2 (Part)||11||213598||10659||72.60|
|Bakalia 10||12.33||3+1 (Part)||9||196877||15967||50.5|
|Bayejid Bostami 16||17.58||2||12||168051||9559||59.50|
|Halishahar 35||9.64||2+2 (Part)||26||125255||12993||62.40|
|Hathazari Upazila (Part)||3.21||1||4||44593||13891||61.76|
Source Bangladesh Population Census 2001, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics.
|Chittagong City Corporation at a glance|
|Municipality was formed||22 June 1863|
|First Elected Chairman of Municipality||Khan Bahadur Abdus Sattar|
|Municipal Corporation was formed||16 September 1982|
|Upgraded to City Corporation||31 July 1990|
|First Mayor (Selected)||Mahmudul Islam Chowdhury|
|First Elected Mayor||ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury|
|Current Mayor||Alhaj M. Manjur Alam|
|Number of holding||36,97,000|
|Reserved Seats for woman commissioners||14|
|Foot Over Bridge||10|
|Graveyard and Cemetery||5|
Source Bangladesh Population Census 2001, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Field reports. [Tapan Palit]
References Bangladesh Population Census 2001, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics; Cultural survey report of 2007; Field reports of Chittagong city corporation.