Bangladesh Cox Bazar District.
Cox’s Bazar District is a district in the Chittagong division of Bangladesh. It is named after Cox’s Bazar , which is one of the world’s longest natural sea beaches (120 kilometeres (75mi)including mud flats). the modern Cox’s Bazar derives its name from Captain Cox (died 1798), an army officer who served in British India. It is one of the fishing ports of Bangladesh.
It is bounded by Chitagong district on the north, Bay of Bengal on the south, Bandarban district, Arakan (Myanmer) and the Naf river of the east, the Bay of Bengal on the west
Main offshore islands: Maheshkhali, Kutubdia, Matarbari, Sonadia, Shah pari and St Martin’s or Jinjira. Main rivers are the Matamuhuri, Bakkhali, Reju Khal, Naf, Maheshkhali channel and Kutubdia cahannel. Cox’s Bazar represents the longest sea beach of the world and charming forest belt. annual average temperature maximum 34.8°c and minimum 16.1°c, annual ranifall 4285 mm.
Cox’s Bazar District was established 1984. it consists of 8 upazillas, 3 municipalities, 27 wards, 58 mahallas, 67 union parishads, 199 mouzas and 975 villages.
Area: 2,491.86 km² (962.1 sq mi)
Density: 790/km² (2,034.4/sq mi)
Literacy rate: 21.9%
Religion in Cox’s Bazar District:
Buddhist Temples: 1200
Visiting Places of Cox’s Bazar District:
Cox’s Bazar Circuit House
St. Martin’s Island
Name of the Upazilas: Chakaria Upazila, Cox’s Bazar Sadar Upazila, Ramu Upazila, Kutubdia Upazila, Moheskhali Upazila, Teknaf Upazila, Ukhia Upazila, Pekua Upazila.