Jessore, (Bengali: যশোর jôshorô), officially Jashore is a major city in Jashore District[a] located in the south-western region of Bangladesh. It is the administrative centre (headquarter) of the eponymous district and the third largest city in Khulna Division. It is one of the industrious and developed cities in Bangladesh and it is the second developed city of Khulna Division. Jessore city consists of 9 wards and 73 mahalls. Jessore municipality was established in 1864. The area of the town is 21.15 km2. It has a population of about 2,98,000 according to the record of Jessore municipality. Jessore also has a domestic airport named as Jessore Airport.
|• Body||Jashore Municipality|
|• Total||21.15 km2 (8.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||14,000/km2 (36,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)|
|National Dialing Code||+880|
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- "Jashore Sadar". Ministry of Local Government. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
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- Population and Housing Census 2011 - Volume 3: Urban Area Report (PDF), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Aug 2014