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Kotwali Thana (Dhaka)

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Dhaka Kotwali (Bengali: ঢাকা কোতোয়ালী) is the Sadar (Principal) Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dhaka Kotwali
ঢাকা কোতোয়ালী
Dhaka Kotwali is located in Bangladesh
Dhaka Kotwali
Dhaka Kotwali
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°42.3′N 90°19.5′E / 23.7050°N 90.3250°E / 23.7050; 90.3250Coordinates: 23°42.3′N 90°19.5′E / 23.7050°N 90.3250°E / 23.7050; 90.3250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Dhaka District
 • Total 0.67 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 23 m (75 ft)
Population (1991)
 • Total 210,504
 • Density 101,693/km2 (263,380/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)



Dhaka Kotwali is located at 23°42′20″N 90°19′30″E / 23.7056°N 90.3250°E / 23.7056; 90.3250 . It has 31992 units of household[citation needed] and total area 0.67 km².[2]


At the 1991 Bangladesh census, Dhaka Kotwali had a population of 210,504, of whom 133,564 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 63.21% of the population, and females 36.79%. Dhaka Kotwali had an average literacy rate of 62.4% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Geographic coordinates of Dhaka, Bangladesh". DATEANDTIME.INFO. Retrieved 7 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Syed Marufuzzaman (2012). "Kotwali Thana (Dhaka Metropolitan)". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.