Dhaka Diveesion

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The Dhaka Diveesion (Bengali: ঢাকা বিভাগ, Ḑhaka Bibhag) is an admeenistrative diveesion athin Bangladesh. The caipital an lairgest ceety is Dhaka. The diveesion covers an aurie o 31,119.97 km², an haes a population of 46 million (2010).

Dhaka Diveesion bunds the Indian state o Meghalaya tae the north, Barisal an Chittagong Diveesions on the sooth, Sylhet Diveesion tae the east, Rajshahi an Khulna Diveesions tae the wast.

Admeenistrative Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dhaka Diveesion, umwhile Dacca Diveesion o East Pakistan province, consists o ane ceety corporation, 17 destricts, 58 municipalities, 123 upazilas, 1,239 union parishads, 12,765 mouzas, 549 wards, 1,623 mahallas an 25,244 veelages.

Name Caipital Aurie (km²) Population
1991 Census
Population
2001 Census
Population
2011 Census
(preliminary
results)
Dhaka Destrict Dhaka 1,459.56 5,839,642 8,511,228 11,875,000
Faridpur Destrict Faridpur 2,072.72 1,505,686 1,756,470 1,867,000
Gazipur Destrict Gazipur 1,741.53 1,621,562 2,031,891 3,333,000
Gopalganj Destrict Gopalganj 1,489.92 1,060,791 1,165,273 1,149,000
Jamalpur Destrict Jamalpur 2,031.98 1,874,440 2,107,209 2,265,000
Kishoreganj Destrict Kishoreganj 2,731.21 2,306,087 2,594,954 2,853,000
Madaripur Destrict Madaripur 1,144.96 1,069,176 1,146,349 1,149,000
Manikganj Destrict Manikganj 1,383.06 1,175,909 1,285,080 1,379,000
Munshiganj Destrict Munshiganj 954.96 1,188,387 1,293,972 1,420,000
Mymensingh Destrict Mymensingh 4,363.48 3,957,182 4,489,726 5,042,000
Narayanganj Destrict Narayanganj 687.76 1,754,804 2,173,948 2,897,000
Narsingdi Destrict Narsingdi 1,140.76 1,652,123 1,895,984 2,202,000
Netrokona Destrict Netrokona 2,810.40 1,730,935 1,988,188 2,207,000
Rajbari Destrict Rajbari 1,118.80 835,173 951,906 1,040,000
Shariatpur Destrict Shariatpur 1,181.53 953,021 1,082,300 1,146,000
Sherpur Destrict Sherpur 1,363.76 1,138,629 1,279,542 1,334,000
Tangail Destrict Tangail 3,375.00 3,002,428 3,290,696 3,571,000
Total Diveesion Dhaka 31,051.39 32,665,975 39,044,716 46,729,000

Coordinates: 24°10′N 90°25′E / 24.167°N 90.417°E / 24.167; 90.417