About Jhalokathi

Jhalokati is a district in South-western Bangladesh. It is a part of the Barisal Division. With an area of 758.06 sq km, Jhalokati is bounded by Barisal district to the north and east, Barguna district and the Bishkhali river tn the south, and Pirojpur district to the west. Main rivers in this district are Bishkhali, Sugandha, Dhansiri, Gabkhan, Jangalia and Basanda. Administration: Jhalokati subdivision was established in 1972 and was turned into a district in 1984... [more]
Jhalokathi At a Glance
Area: 735km2
Upazila Road: 224.8 km
Union Road: 298.85Km
Village Road: 1703.58Km VA
2252.05Km VB
Population: 694090
Density: 1005.75Km2
Literacy: 65.74% (2001)
No. of Upazila: 4
No. of Union: 32
No. of Pourashava: 2
No. of Primary School: 526
No. of High School: 157
No. of College: 18
Procurment, Jhalokathi