Patuakhali district Established in: 1st January, 1969.
Division: Barisal division
Area : 3220.15 Sq. Km.
Total Cultivable Land : Hectors
Population : 15,57,137
Density: per Sq. Km.
Number of voters: (Approximately)
Number of Village: 882
Number of Union Parishad: 68 (Union Parishad details of Patuakhali district: )
Literacy rate: 65%
Science and technology University: 1 (Patuakhali Science and Technology University)
Textile Engineering College:
Police Training Center:
Govt. College: 2
Non-government college: 32
Law college: 1
Govt. High School: 2
Non-govt. college: 295
Government Primary Schools: 582
Registered Primary Schools: 494
Madrasha: 284 (Senior Madrasha: , Dakhil and Alim Madrasha: ).
Polytechnic Institute: 1
Vocational Institute: 2
Municipality(Pourashava) in Patuakhali District: 4 : Patuakhali Pourashava (Patuakhali Municipality), Baufal Pourashava (Baufal Municipality), Kalapara Pourashava (Kalapara Municipality), Galachipa Pourashava (Galachipa Municipality), Patuakhali.
Web Portal: Patuakhali District
Upazila Health Complex: 6
Unin Health Center: 47
Family health center: 1
Family Planning Center: 40
Major Crops: Paddy(Rice), potato, Jute, many kinds of lentils (Dal) like mug, khesari, gram, sesame, green chilli(Kacha morich), coriander seed, ground nut, mustard, linseed, betel leaf, sugarcane(Aakh), WaterMelon (Tormuj), many kinds of vegetables.
Major Fruits: Mango (Aam), Jackfruit (Kathal), guava, Banana (Kola), Papaya, coconut, betel nut, plum, lemon, palm etc.
Cinema Hall :
Major Rivers: Lohalia River, Laukathi River, Payra River, Lebukhali River, Andharmanik River, Agunmukha River, Patuakhali River, Tentulia River, Agunmukha River etc.
Government Child Hospital :
Hat / Bazar : 230
Post Office : Patuakhali 8600
Non-government Organization (NGO) :
Mosque (Mosjid) : 3893
Temple (Mandir) : 490
Cyclone Center : 204
Ideal Village: 19