Chakaria health and demographic surveillance system report – 2016 : focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals
Chakaria is one of the 500 upazilas (sub-districts) in Bangladesh. It is located between latitudes 21o34’ and 21o55’ North and longitudes 91o54’ and 92o13’ East in the southeastern coast of the Bay of Bengal. Administratively, it is under Cox’s Bazar district with an estimated population of 523,317 in 2016. The highway from Chittagong to Cox’s Bazar passes through Chakaria. The east side of Chakaria is hilly, while on the west side towards the Bay of Bengal is lowland.