Sylhet Diveesion

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This article is aboot the region o Sylhet. For ither meanins, see Sylhet (disambiguation).
Sylhet Diveesion
Greater Sylhet
Diveesion
Tea Gardens o Srimongol
Map o Sylhet Diveesion in red
Coordinates: 24°30′N 91°40′E / 24.500°N 91.667°E / 24.500; 91.667
Kintra  Bangladesh
Caipital Sylhet
Area
 • Total 12,595.95 km2 (4,863.32 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 9,807,000
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Sylhet Diveesion (Bengali: সিলেট বিভাগ, pronooncit Sileṭ Bibhag), kent as Greater Sylhet or Sylhet region an aw,[1] is the northeastren diveesion o Bangladesh, namit efter its main ceety, Sylhet. It is bundit bi Meghalaya State o Indie on the north, Tripura State on the sooth, Assam State o Indie on the east an Dhaka diveesion on the wast an Chittagong diveesion on the soothwast.

Ane o the maist picturesque an aircheologically rich regions in Sooth Asie, is the Sylhet Diveesion. Its bourgeonin economy haes become a pairt o the attractions o the region, as landscapes are filled wi fragrant orange an pineapple gardens an breathtakin tea plantations. Mony Sylhet community members hae foond wirk an residence abroad, pairticularly in the Unitit Kinrick an hae been uisin remittances tae fund projects an industries athin the Sylhet Diveesion, allouin the export industry an foreign investment sectors tae grow.

Admeenistrative Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Diveesion is subdividit intae fower destricts (zilas) an thence intae 36 sub-destricts (upazilas).

Name Caipital Aurie (km²) Population
1991 Census
Population
2001 Census
Population
2011 Census
(preliminary
results)
Habiganj Destrict Habiganj 2,636.58 1,526,609 1,757,665 2,059,000
Maulvi Bazar Destrict Maulvi Bazar 2,799.39 1,376,566 1,612,374 1,902,000
Sunamganj Destrict Sunamganj 3,669.58 1,708,563 2,013,738 2,443,000
Sylhet Destrict Sylhet 3,490.40 2,153,301 2,555,566 3,404,000
Total Diveesion Sylhet 12,595.95 6,765,039 7,939,343 9,807,000

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Greater Sylhet Region CIMMYT. Retrieved on 2009-03-26.

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