Jhalokati District

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Jhalokati
ঝালকাঠি
Jhalokathi Town in 2016.jpg
Kirtipasa Land lord's Home (3).jpg
Kirtipasa Land lord's Home (2).jpg
Jhalokathi N S Kamil Madrasah Mosque.jpg
From top: Jhalokati Sadar Road, Kirtipasha Zamindar Bari Ruins and Jhalokathi N S Kamil Madrasah Complex
Location of Jhalokati in Bangladesh
Location of Jhalokati in Bangladesh
Expandable map of Jhalokati District
Coordinates: 22°38′35″N 90°12′00″E / 22.6431°N 90.2000°E / 22.6431; 90.2000Coordinates: 22°38′35″N 90°12′00″E / 22.6431°N 90.2000°E / 22.6431; 90.2000
Country Bangladesh
DivisionBarisal Division
Government
 • Deputy CommissionerMd. Johar Ali
Area
 • Total758.06 km2 (292.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total694,090
 • Density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+06:00 (BST)
HDI (2018)0.672[1]
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Websitewww.jhalakathi.gov.bd

Jhalokati or Jhalokathi (Bengali: ঝালকাঠি) is a district in South-western Bangladesh. It is a part of the Barisal Division.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

The district is administratively subdivided into 4 upazilas, these are:

  1. Jhalokati Sadar Upazila
  2. Kathalia Upazila
  3. Nalchity Upazila
  4. Rajapur Upazila

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2020-03-18.