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Bhola
Location of Bhola in Bangladesh
Location of Bhola in Bangladesh
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
Area
 • Total 3,403.48 km2 (1,314.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 Census)
 • Total 2,037,201
 • Density 598.5641/km2 (1,550.2739/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total 43.2%
Time zone UTC+06:00 (BST)
Postal code
8300
HDI (2018) 0.586
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Website www.bhola.gov.bd

Bhola (Bengali: ভোলা) is a district in south-western Bangladesh. It is in the Barisal Division. It is also the largest offshore island region in Bangladesh, with an area of 3403.48 km². It is bordered by Lakshmipur and Barisal districts to the north. Bay of Bengal is to the south; Lakshmipur and Noakhali districts, Meghna (lower) river and Shahbazpur Channel are to the east. Patuakhali district and Tentulia river are to the west.

Subdistricts

Bhola district comprises the following upazilas:

  1. Bhola Sadar Upazila
  2. Burhanuddin Upazila
  3. Char Fasson Upazila
  4. Daulatkhan Upazila
  5. Lalmohan Upazila
  6. Manpura Upazila
  7. Tazumuddin Upazila

Places of interest

  • Bhola Shishu Park
  • Charfashion College

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