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Narail Sadar Upazila Narail Sadar Upazila is one of the popular place listed under County in -NA- , Government Organization in -NA- ,

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Narail Sadar is an upazila of Narail District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh. Narail Thana was established in 1861 and was converted into an upazila in 1984. The upazila takes its name from the district and the Bengali word sadar . It is the subdistrict where the district headquarters, Narail town, is located.GeographyNarail Sadar Upazila has a total area of. It borders Magura District to the north, Lohagara Upazila to the north and east, Kalia Upazila to the southeast, and Jessore District to the south and west. The Chitra River flows south through the upazila.DemographicsAccording to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Narail Sadar Upazila had 62,795 households and a population of 272,872, 18.8% of whom lived in urban areas. 9.4% of the population was under the age of 5. The literacy rate (age 7 and over) was 65.5%, compared to the national average of 51.8%.Arts and cultureA weeklong festival is held in Narail town in memory of artist SM Sultan every year in January or February. Past events have included an art competition, art exhibition, music, bull fight, horse race, lathi khela, and wrestling. Shorter commemorations are held in August and October, around the anniversaries of his birth and death.MuseumsThe SM Sultan Memorial Museum has 13 original Sultan artworks and digital prints of 28 others.

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