Cox's Bazar(কক্সবাজার) is a district in the division of Chittagong, Bangladesh and longest natural sea beaches and tourist place of the world. The old name of Cox's Bazar was "Palongkee" and it is one of the world's longest around 120 kilometres natural sea beaches of Bangladesh. Cox's Bazar district is located around 390 kilometres from Dhaka city and 150 kilometres from Chittagong city. Cox's Bazar district is famous for natural sea beaches and tourist place. It is a part of the Chittagong Division. Cox's Bazar district shares borders with Bandarban Hill Tracts district and Myanmar on the EAST side, Chittagong district on the NORTH side, the Bay of Bengal on the SOUTH and WEST side. Cox's Bazar district consists of 8 Upazilas(Thana), 4 Municipalities (Pourashava), 71 Union Parishads and 992 Villages.
List of upazilas in Cox's Bazar districtকক্সবাজার জেলার উপজেলা সমূহ :
Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila (কক্সবাজার সদর উপজেলা)
Teknaf Upazila (টেকনাফ উপজেলা)
Chakaria Upazila (চকোরিয়া উপজেলা)
Maheshkhali Upazila (মহেশখালী উপজেলা)
Pekua Upazila (পেকুয়া উপজেলা)
Kutubdia Upazila (কুতুবদিয়া উপজেলা)
Ukhia Upazila (উখিয়া উপজেলা)
Ramu Upazila (রামু উপজেলা)
Some useful information of Cox's Bazar District:
District: Cox's Bazar
Deputy Commission(DC): Mohammad Joynul Bari, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cox's Bazar district Established in: 1799
Division: Chittagong division
Area : 2491.66 Sq. Km.
Total Land : Hector
Population : 19,57,321 (Approximately)
Density: 790 per Sq. Km.
Number of voters:
Union Parishads: 71
Literacy rate: 21.90%
Textile Engineering College:
Police Training Center:
Colleges: (Government College: , Non-government College: )
High Schools: (Government High School: , Non-government High school: )
Primary Schools: (Government Primary Schools: , Non-government Primary Schools: , Community Primary Schools: , Satellite Primary Schools: )
Madrasha: (Senior Madrasha: , Dakhil and Alim Madrasha: ).
Technical Institutions: (Youth Training Center: , PTI: , Technical School and College: )
List of Municipality(Pourashava) in Cox's Bazar District: (4) Cox's Bazar Pourashava (Cox's Bazar Municipality), Chakaria Pourashava (Chakaria Municipality), Cox's Bazar; Teknaf Pourashava (Teknaf Municipality), Cox's Bazar; Maheshkhali Pourashava (Maheshkhali Municipality), Cox's Bazar.
Web Portal: Cox's Bazar District
Upazila Health Complex:
Medical Training Center:
River : Matamuhuri River, Bakkhali River, Kohalika River, Reju Khal and Naf River.
Hat / Bazar :
Cyclone Center :
Numbers of constituency: 4 (Cox's Bazar-1 (Chakaria Upazila-Pekua Upazila), Cox's Bazar-2 (Maheshkhali Upazila-Kutubdia Upazila), Cox's Bazar-3 (Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila-Ramu Upazila), Cox's Bazar-4 (Teknaf Upazila-Ukhia Upazila)
Upazila (Thana) : 8 (Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila, Teknaf Upazila, Chakaria Upazila, Maheshkhali Upazila, Pekua Upazila, Kutubdia Upazila, Ukhia Upazila, Ramu Upazila)
Postal code : 4700 (Cox's Bazar Sadar main post code: 4700, Zhilanja post code: 4701, Eidga post code: 4702,
Gorakghat post code: 4710, Kutubdia post code: 4720, Ramu post code: 4730, Chiringga post code: 4740,
Chiringga S.O post code: 4741, Badarkali post code: 4742, Malumghat post code: 4743, Ukhia post code: 4750,
Teknaf post code: 4760, Hnila post code: 4761, Saint Martin (St.Martin) post code: 4762