Hathazari is an Upazila of Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.GeographyHathazari is located at. It has 52,594 households and a total area of 251.28 km². The main river is Halda. It is surrounded by Fatikchhari Upazila on the north, Panchlaish Thana and Chandgaon Thana on the south, Raozan Upazila on the east and Sitakunda Upazila on the west.DemographicsAccording to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Hathazari had a population of 321,004. Males constituted 51.62% of the population, and females 48.38%. The population aged 18 or over was 157,524. Hathazari had an average literacy rate of 35% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.AdministrationHathazari has 16 Unions/Wards, 54 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 56 villages.The unions are Burirchar, Chhibatali, Chikandandi, South Madarsha, Dhalai, Fatehpur, Farhadabad, Garduara, Guman Mardan, Hathazari, Mekhal, Mirzapur, Nangolmora, Shikarpur and North Madarsha. Garduara is now in Raozan Upazila.