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Khulna District Information with map


atlas of khulna district


Khulna District, Bangladesh 



Khulna district is located in the west southern part of Bangladesh. The previous name of the region was “Jalalabad”. Khulna was the first subdivision of joint Bengal during the east India Company Period. Khulna is one of the districts that were included with the current name in joint Bengal province. Khulna district is formed in 1882. At the time of Partition in 1947, Khulna was the 3rd largest district and now it is the 4Th largest district of Bangladesh. Independent Bangladesh was established in 16 December 1971, but Khulna was under the control of Pakistani Army. The Pakistani Army surrendered in the Circuit House ground in 17 December and Khulna got her Independence. The world largest mangrove forest Sundarban is in the greater Khulna region.

Bordered By: Khulna District is bordered by Jessore and Narail districts to the north, The Bay of Bengal to the south, Bagerhat district to the east, Satkhira district to the west.

Administration: The area of Khulna is 4394.45 Sq Km. It is a Divisional Headquarter also. There is a city corporation; two Municipalities in Khulna named Paikgacha and Dakope. The number of Upazilla (sub district) in Khulna district is 14, named- Khulna Sadar, Rupsha, Daulatpur, Batiaghata, Koyra, Terakhada, Dakop, Paikghacha, Dumuria, Fultala, Digholia, Khalishpur, Khan Jahan Ali and Sonadanga containing 70 Unions, 716 Mauzas and 1122 Villages outside of metro area.

Population: The total population of Khulna district is 23,18,527 (Male- 11,75,686 and Female- 11,42,841), Sex ratio 103:100, Population Density 1439/Sq Km and annual growth rate is (-) 0.25%.

Literacy: The Literacy Rate of Khulna district is 60.10% (Male- 64.30% and Female- 55.90%), School attendance rate is 58.10% for 5 to 24 years age group.

Other Important Data: The postal code of Khulna district is 9000 and NWD Code is 041. Total Parliament seat in Khulna is 06. During the liberation war, Khulna was under Sector Number 08 & 09. Urbanization rate of the district is 33.54%.

Rivers: Rupsha, Bhairab, Pashur, Tandra, Shibsha, Kapotakkha, Shakbaria, Koyra, Vadra, Kazi Bacha, Atrai, Sholmari, Suterkhali etc.

Agro Products: Paddy, Jute, Pulse, Sesame, Jack fruit, Mango, Banana, Oilseed, Betel Nut, Coconut etc.


Remarkable Personalities from Khulna District

Abdus Sabur Khan (Politician and Social Worker), Kazi Akram Hossain, Kazi Imdadul Hoque (Novelist), Krishna Chandra Majumder (Poet), Acharja Prufulla Roy (Scientist), Muhammad Abu Talib (Poet), Shikandar Abu Jafor (Poet), Abul Hossain ((Poet), A. S. M. Samsul Arefin (Literate Personality), Gazi Samsur Rahaman(Writer), Shachindra Nath Sengupta (Play Personality), Hasan Azizul   etc.

khunla metro, bangladesh 

Famous Tourist attractions in Khulna District

Sundarban, Hiron Poient, Dakkhin Dihi, Graveyard of Birshresta Ruhul Amin, Hardboard Mill, Newsprint Mill, Ship-Building Area, Prem-kanon, Jora-Ghet, Kalibari Temple, Khulna University, Children Park, Botanical Garden etc.

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