Cox's bazar


About Cox's bazar

Cox’s Bazar city stands on the bank of Bay of Bengal and located at 23.30◦-21.56◦N, 91.50◦-92.23◦E. Ancient name of Cox’s bazar was Bakoli. Mid seventeenth’s name was PENGWA. The Rakhyne work PENGWA means yellow flower. Burmese king Monwaing attacked Cox’s Bazar in 1784. He killed the Arakanese king and took control of the area. The Government of the then East India company appointed Captain Hiram Cox as Superintendent and assigned him to rehabilitate the Arakanees refug... [more]
Cox's bazar At a Glance
Area: 2492km2
Upazila Road: 364.56 km
Union Road: 483.11Km
Village Road: 1200.6Km VA
2382.31Km VB
Population: 2289990 (2011 Census)
Density: 919Km2
Literacy: 39.30%
No. of Upazila: 8
No. of Union: 71
No. of Pourashava: 4
No. of Primary School: 628
No. of High School: 35
No. of College: 10
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