Chuadanga (Bengali: চুয়াডাঙ্গা) is a prosperous city in the western part of Bangladesh. It is the headquarters of Chuadanga Sadar Upazila and Chuadanga District. Chuadanga was the first capital of Bangladesh. It was the sub-district of Kushtia district & turned into a district in 1984. In 1862, the first railway station in Bangladesh was established in Chuadanga city. Chuadanga city is connected by rail and road across the country.

Chuadanga
চুয়াডাঙ্গা
Courastar Mor.jpg
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Clockwise for top: Courastar Mor, Chuadanga Stadium, Hotel Shahid Palace, Chuadanga Sadar Police Station, Chuadanga Railway Station
Chuadanga is located in Bangladesh
Chuadanga
Chuadanga
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°38′38″N 88°51′20″E / 23.643999°N 88.855637°E / 23.643999; 88.855637Coordinates: 23°38′38″N 88°51′20″E / 23.643999°N 88.855637°E / 23.643999; 88.855637
Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictChuadanga District
SubdistrictChuadanga Sadar Upazila
Municipality1960
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyChuadanga Municipality
 • MayorJahangir Alam Malik Khokon
Area
 • City38 km2 (15 sq mi)
 • Metro
67 km2 (26 sq mi)
Population
 • City224,576[1]
 • Metro
276,000
Time zoneUTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)
Postal code
7200[2]
National Dialing Code+880
Local Dialing Code0761

EducationEdit

V. J. (Victoria Jubilee) Government High School, founded in 1880, and Chuadanga Government Girls High School (1914) are notable secondary schools in Chuadanga. Chuadanga Govt. College is also notable higher educational institute in the district. Which was founded in 1962.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chuadanga Sadar Upazila Banglapedia". banglapedia.org.
  2. ^ Staff. "ZIP Code database of Bangladesh". Geopostcodes.com. Retrieved 11 June 2008.

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