Barisal Diveesion

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Barisal Diveesion

বরিশাল বিভাগ
Map o Barisal Diveesion
Map o Barisal Diveesion
Coordinates: 22°30′N 90°20′E / 22.500°N 90.333°E / 22.500; 90.333
Kintra Bangladesh
Established1797 (as Bakerganj Destrict)
CaipitalBarisal ceety
Area
 • Total13,644.85 km2 (5,268.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Tot8,147,000
 • Density600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)

The Barisal Diveesion (Bengali: বরিশাল বিভাগ) is ane o the seiven admeenistrative diveesions o Bangladesh. Locatit in the sooth-central pairt o the kintra, it haes an aurie o 13,644.85 km2 (5,268.31 sq mi), an a population o 8,147,000 at the 2011 Census (preliminary returns). It is bundit bi the Dhaka Diveesion on the north, the Bay o Bengal on the sooth, Chittagong Diveesion on the east an Khulna Diveesion on the wast. The admeenistrative capital, Barisal ceety, lees in the Ganges (Padma) River delta on an affshuit o the Arial Khan River (Kirtonkhola). Barisal Diveesion is criss-crossed bi numerous rivers that earned her the nickname 'Dhan-Nodi-Kaal, Ei tine Barisal' (rice, river an canal built Barisal).

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