|• Total||482.88 km2 (186.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
Mirsharai (Bengali: মীরসরাই) is an upazila of Chittagong District in the division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It consists 2 Thana and 2 Pauroshava. Two thanas are Jorargonj and Mirsharai; two Pauroshavas are Baraiyarhat and Mirsharai.
Mirsharai is located at. It has 55771 households and total area 482.88 km2.
In the 1991 census in Bangladesh, Mirsharai had a population of 325712. Males constituted 49.97% of the population, and females 50.03%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 160496. Mirsharai has an average literacy rate of 37.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.
Mirsharai Upazila is divided into Baroiarhat Municipality, Mirsharai Municipality, and 16 union parishads: Dhoom, Durgapur, Haitkandi, Hinguli, Ichakhali, Jorarganj, Katachhara, Khaiyachhara, Korerhat, Maghadia, Mayani, Mirsharai, Mithanala, Osmanpur, Saherkhali, and Wahedpur. The union parishads are subdivided into 113 mauzas and 208 villages.
Baroiarhat Municipality and Mirsharai Municipality are each subdivided into 9 wards.
According to Banglapedia, [[JB High School,Sarkarhat N. R. High School,Meherunnesa Foiz High School,Osmanpur High School,Julonpool Beni Madhob High school,Baroiarhat Girls High School, Bamon Sundar Fakir Ahmed High School, Naherpoor High school,Durgapup N C High School,Joynaddanpur High School, Shantirhat Islamia Madrasha,Al-Jamiatul Arabia Kachemul Uloom Kazirhat Hifz Madrasah and Orphanage, North Haithkandi, Vorer Bazar, Mirsarai, Tetoya Madrsas,Osmanpur Nuria Islamia Madrasa,Mithacara Madrasa,Mirsari Pilot School,Aburhat High School,Korerhat K.M. High school,Sayed Ali High School]], founded in 1939, is a notable secondary school.
Zahedul Islam Zulonpole Govt Primary School
List of colleges: There are one government college in Mirsarai Upazila- Nizampur Govt. College. Other colleges are:
- Mirsarai University College,
- Professor Kamal Uddin Chowdhury College,
- Baroiarhat College,
- Mahajanhat FR College.
Jorargonj Women College is the only college for women in this Upazila.
Textile Engineering College Chittagong (CTEC) located in Jorargonj, Mirsarai.
- Mahamaya irrigation project
- Upazilas of Bangladesh
- Districts of Bangladesh
- Divisions of Bangladesh
- Mirsharai bus crash
- "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
- "District Statistics 2011: Chittagong" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
- Momtaz, Ahmed (2012). "Mirsharai Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.