Kalmakanda Upazila


Location in Bangladesh

Coordinates: 25°5′N 90°53.5′E / 25.083°N 90.8917°E / 25.083; 90.8917Coordinates: 25°5′N 90°53.5′E / 25.083°N 90.8917°E / 25.083; 90.8917
Country  Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh Division
District Netrokona District
  Total 377.41 km2 (145.72 sq mi)
Population (1991)
  Total 209,360
  Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 2400
Website Official Map of Kalmakanda

Kalmakanda (Bengali: কলমাকান্দা), originally Karamakhanda, is an Upazila of Netrokona District[1] in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.


Kalmakanda is located at 25°05′00″N 90°53′30″E / 25.0833°N 90.8917°E / 25.0833; 90.8917 . It has 39275 households in total area 377.41 km².


As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kalmakanda has a population of 209,360. Males make up 50.99% of the population, and females 49.01%. The over 18 population of Upazila numbers 103,227. Kalmakanda has an average literacy rate of 21.4% (7+ years); the national average is 32.4%.[2]


Kalmakanda has 8 Unions/Wards, 179 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 343 villages. Banks al Kalmakanda: 1. BRAC Bank Limited 2. Sonali Bank limited. 3. Bangladesh Krishi Bank 4.Grameen Bank.

National Public Figure

Sobi Biswas, Member of Parliament Government republic of Bangladesh (05/01/2014)

Karim Abbas, Member of Parliament, Chief Whip of the Parliament Government republic of Bangladesh (01/08/1991)

Mohammad Althafur Rahman, Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple (01/06/1968)

A.K.M Habibur Rahman, Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn (02/10/2008)

See also


  1. Syed Marufuzzaman (2012), "Kalmakanda Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
  2. "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.

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