Khulna District (Bengali: খুলনা জেলা, Khulna Jela also Khulna Zila) is a district of Bangladesh. It is located in the Khulna Division. It is bordered on the north by the Jessore District and the Narail District, on the south by the Bay of Bengal, on the east by the Bagerhat District, and on the west by the Satkhira District.
Location of Khulna in Bangladesh
|• Total||4,389.11 km2 (1,694.64 sq mi)|
|• Density||530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+06:00 (BST)|
Ethnic groups and religionsEdit
Geography and climateEdit
Khulna District has a total area of 4,389.11 square kilometres (1,694.64 sq mi). It borders Jessore District to the north, Narail District to the northeast, Bagerhat District to the east, the Bay of Bengal to the south, and Satkhira District to the west.
Khulna District (Zila) is divided into 9 upazilas and 8 metropolitan thanas (the latter forming the Khulna city area).
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Khulna District.|
- Sandipak Mallik (2012). "Khulna District". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
- "C-1 Population By Religious Community". Government of Bangladesh.
- "District Statistics 2011: Khulna" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved October 29, 2017.