Kalkini (Bengali: কালকিনি) is an Upazila of Madaripur District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Kalkini is located at 23°04′00″N 90°14′30″E / 23.0667°N 90.2417°E / 23.0667; 90.2417 . It has 46314 units of house hold and total area 279.98 km². Fasiatala and Bazrusar of Banshgari union are the Great Village in Kalkini Upazila As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Kalkini has a population of 250916. Males constitute are 50.37% of the population, and females 49.63%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 118534. Kalkini has an average literacy rate of 35.9% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate. Kalkini has 15 Unions/Wards, 161 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 190 villages.