Kulaura (Bengali: কুলাউড়া) is the biggest upazila (subdistricts) of the Moulvibazar district of in north-eastern Bangladesh. It is bounded by Balaganj and Fenchuganj upazilas of Sylhet district in the south, Barlekha upazila and Tripura of India in the east, Tripura again in the north and Rajnagar and Kamalganj upazilas in the west. The total area of this upazila is 495 km2. The average height of this locality from the sea level is about 54 feet. Even though most of the lands are plain, vast areas of its lands are hilly. A small part is very low lying including haors.
Kulaura was upgraded to an Upazila in 1982 and former Minster Air Vice Marshal (Retd.) A.G.Mahmud inaugurated the Upazila head quarters. Mr. Abdul Matin was the first elected Chairman of this Upazila. Late Abdul Jabbar was elected as the Upazila Chairman in the second term. Government suspended the Upazila Parishad in 1991. Present government reformed the upazila system and it has been declared that the election of the office the Chairman will be held very soon. Kulaura has been upgraded in to a Pourashava (municipal town). Mr. Juned Ahmed is the present Mayor of the pourashava. (For more details click on Pourashava section).
Other articles related to "kulaura upazila, kulaura":
... Kulaura has 17 Unions, 184 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 486 villages ... NAME OF UNION 1 BOROMCHAL 2 BHUKSHIMAIL 4 JOYCHANDI 5 BRAHMANBAZAR 6 KADIPUR 7 KULAURA 8 RAUTHGAON 9 TILAGAON 10 HAJIPUR 11 SHARIFPUR 12 PRITHIMPASHA 13 KARMODA 14 BHATERA ...