() is a district in south-eastern Bangladesh
. It is a part of the Chittagong Division
and the Chittagong Hill Tracts
. Its local name is "Chengmi". Khagrachari is also known as Phalang Htaung (ဖလံေထာင္) or the Mong Circle (of the rest of the three hill districts Rangamati
is the Chakma
Circle (သက္ေထာင္) and Bandarban
(ဗိုလ္မင္းေထာင္) is the Bohmong Circle).
Khagrachari town is the home town of the Mong Chief (currently King, or Raja, Saching Prue Chowdhury ဗိုလ္မင္း သာစိန္ျဖဴ) who is the head of the Arakanese
descendants living in the circle. It also is the administrative headquarter of Khagrachari district.
Khagrachari is a valley. It has three river namely Chengi, Kasalong and Maini. Chengi is the longest river in Khagrachari. Most of the land of Khagrachari are hilly areas.
Upazilas under this district are:
- Dighinala Upazila
- Khagrachhari Upazila
- Lakshmichhari Upazila
- Mahalchhari Upazila
- Manikchhari Upazila
- Matiranga Upazila
- Panchhari Upazila
- Ramgarh Upazila
Most of the people lives on Jhum
Places of interest
Alutila, Matai Pukuri, Aronno Kutir, Chengi bridge, Newzeland place,khagrachari research institute,Dighinala Jhulonto bridge Richang jharna and so many..
Religious composition (1991)
Muslim - 53.45%, Buddhist - 48.51%, Hindu - 16.69%, Christian - 0.27% and Others - 0.08. Religious... Read More