Kushtia

Kushtia (Bengali: কুষ্টিয়া) is a city in the Khulna Division of southwestern Bangladesh.[6] It serves as the headquarters of Kushtia Sadar Upazila and Kushtia District.[3]

Kushtia

কুষ্টিয়া
Kushtia City 8.jpg
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Tomb of Lalon 11.jpg
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from top: Kushtia city skyline, Porimol Tower, Lovely Tower, Tomb of Lalon, Tagore kuthibari, Hardinge Bridge
Kushtia is located in Bangladesh
Kushtia
Kushtia
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°54′36″N 89°07′23″E / 23.910125°N 89.123115°E / 23.910125; 89.123115Coordinates: 23°54′36″N 89°07′23″E / 23.910125°N 89.123115°E / 23.910125; 89.123115
Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictKushtia District
SubdistrictKushtia Sadar Upazila
Municipality1 April 1869 [1]
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyKushtia Municipality
 • Paura MayorMd. Anwar Ali [2]
Area
 • Urban
42.79 km2 (16.52 sq mi)
 • Metro
96.23 km2 (37.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2018 [4])
 • Urban
418,312
 • Urban density9,800/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
550,000
 • Metro density5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
 • Rank
13th
Time zoneUTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)
Postal code
7000[5]
National Dialing Code+880

EducationEdit

According to Banglapedia, Dinmani Secondary School, founded in 1930, Kushtia Zilla School (1960), and Mohini Mohan High School (1944) are notable secondary schools.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of Kushtia municipality". Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  2. ^ "Mayor of Kushtia city's civic body". News24.com. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  3. ^ a b c Bhuiyan, Md Abu Taher (2012). "Kushtia Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  4. ^ "কুষ্টিয়া পৌরসভা". municipality.kushtia.gov.bd.
  5. ^ Staff. "ZIP Code database of Bangladesh". Geopostcodes.com. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  6. ^ "NGA GeoNames Database". National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 2 January 2015.

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