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Rangamati (Bengali: রাঙামাটি; Chakma: 𑄢𑄋𑄟𑄖𑄳𑄡) is the administrative headquarters of Rangamati Hill District in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. It is also a capital city of Chittagong Hill Tracts. The town is located at 22°37'60N 92°12'0E and has an altitude of 14 metres (46 ft).[1] The district is administered by an office named as District Administration, Rangamati.

Rangamati

রাঙামাটি
𑄢𑄋𑄟𑄖𑄳𑄡

Rangamatte (Chakma)
Rangamati1.jpg
Nickname(s): 
Lake City of Bangladesh
Jatiya Sangsad - Parliamentary area
Rangamati is located in Bangladesh
Rangamati
Rangamati
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°38′N 92°12′E / 22.633°N 92.200°E / 22.633; 92.200
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictRangamati District
Government
 • MPDipankar Talukdar
 • Mayor of RangamatiAkbar Hossain Chowdhury
Elevation
14 m (49 ft)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal Code
4500
Area code(s)0351
ClimateAm

From Chittagong a 77 kilometres (48 mi) road leads to Rangamati. The township is located on the western bank of the Kaptai lake. Rangamati is a holiday destination because of its landscape, scenic beauty, lake, indigenous groups (Chakma, Marma, Tripura, Pangkhua etc.), flora and fauna, indigenous museum, hanging bridge etc.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Khulna
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25.7
(78.3)
28.5
(83.3)
32.0
(89.6)
33.0
(91.4)
32.7
(90.9)
31.2
(88.2)
30.5
(86.9)
31.0
(87.8)
31.5
(88.7)
31.4
(88.5)
29.1
(84.4)
26.2
(79.2)
30.2
(86.4)
Average low °C (°F) 14.0
(57.2)
15.9
(60.6)
20.0
(68.0)
22.9
(73.2)
24.0
(75.2)
24.9
(76.8)
24.8
(76.6)
24.9
(76.8)
24.8
(76.6)
23.9
(75.0)
20.6
(69.1)
16.0
(60.8)
21.4
(70.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.1
(0.20)
24.3
(0.96)
62.1
(2.44)
147.9
(5.82)
319.7
(12.59)
504.8
(19.87)
572.6
(22.54)
435.2
(17.13)
259.6
(10.22)
152.2
(5.99)
55.7
(2.19)
9.5
(0.37)
2,548.7
(100.34)
Average precipitation days 1 2 3 8 13 18 21 20 15 8 4 1 114
Average relative humidity (%) 77 69 67 72 78 84 85 85 85 84 82 81 79
Source: Bangladesh Meteorological Department[2][3][4][5][6]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Location of Rangamati - Falling Rain Genomics
  2. ^ "Monthly Maximum Temperature". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
  3. ^ "Monthly Minimum Temperature". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
  4. ^ "Normal Monthly Rainfall". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
  5. ^ "Normal Monthly Rainy Day". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
  6. ^ "Normal Monthly Humidity". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016.

Coordinates: 22°38′0″N 92°12′0″E / 22.63333°N 92.20000°E / 22.63333; 92.20000