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Author(s): CWIS-FSM Support Cell, DPHE
Published in: 2021
Pages: 14
Publisher: CWIS-FSM Support Cell, DPHE


SFD Lite Report Bagerhat Municipality Bangladesh

Bagerhat is one of the coastal towns of southern Bangladesh, which is 264 km away from the capital city Dhaka. It is beside the river Bhairab and well connected with road, water, and railways. It was declared as a municipality in 1958. It consists of 9 wards and 31 mahallas. Bagerhat is one of the 53 district-level Municipality in the country.

According to the population census in 2011 by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the population of Bagerhat Municipality was 49,073. The urban population growth in Bagerhat is 1% per year. Considering 10% floating population, such as farmers and traders, comes to the city every day, the present (2020) population is estimated to be around 59,037 (Table 1).