Dhaka Cantonment

Dhaka Cantonment (Bengali: ঢাকা সেনানিবাস) is a cantonment located in the northern part of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The headquarters of the Bangladesh Army,[1] and Air Force are situated within the cantonment which combined form the Armed Forces of Bangladesh. The Cantonment is located on the north-east end of the Dhaka metropolis.[2]

Dhaka Cantonment
Dhaka
Birsreshto Shaheed Jahangir Gate.jpg
Coordinates23°49′N 90°24′E / 23.82°N 90.40°E / 23.82; 90.40Coordinates: 23°49′N 90°24′E / 23.82°N 90.40°E / 23.82; 90.40
TypeMilitary base
Site information
Controlled by
  • 1952–1971: Pakistan
  • 1971–present: Bangladesh
Site history
Built1952
In use

InstallationsEdit

Areas under the Defense Officers Housing Schemes (DOHS) also fall under the Dhaka Cantonment Area.

OrganisationsEdit

EducationEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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