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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.

City Corporation
City Corporation Thana Word Mahalla
1 11+1 (Part) 31+20 (Part) 211
Thana
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
Chandgoan 19 25.32 3 11 178390 7045 62.70
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.

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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
Population 2068082
Wards 41
Ward commissioners 41
Reserved Seats for woman commissioners 14
Police Station 3
Foot Over Bridge 10
Markets 35
Park 3
Community Center 25
Gymnasium 2
Graveyard and Cemetery 5
Bus Terminals 2
Traffic signal 15

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.