Dhaka Division


Dhaka Division
Dhaka Division
ঢাকা বিভাগ
—  Division  —
Map of Bangladesh showing Dhaka division
Coordinates: 24°10′N 90°25′E / 24.167°N 90.417°E / 24.167; 90.417Coordinates: 24°10′N 90°25′E / 24.167°N 90.417°E / 24.167; 90.417
Country  Bangladesh
Established
Area
 – Total 31,051 km2 (11,988.9 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 – Total 46,729,000
 – Density 1,504.9/km2 (3,897.7/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Dhaka Division (Bengali: ঢাকা বিভাগ, Ḑhaka Bibhag) is an administrative division within Bangladesh. The capital and largest city is Dhaka. The division covers an area of 31,051 km², and has a population of 46,729,000 at the 2011 Census (preliminary results).

Dhaka Division is bounded by the Indian state of Meghalaya to the north, Barisal Division to the south, Chittagong Division on the south-east, Sylhet Division to the east, Rangpur Division to the north-west, and Rajshahi and Khulna Divisions to the west.

Administrative Districts

Dhaka Division, formerly Dacca Division of East Pakistan province, consists of one city corporation, 17 districts, 58 municipalities, 123 upazilas, 1,239 union parishads, 12,765 mouzas, 549 wards, 1,623 mahallas and 25,244 villages.

Name Capital Area (km²) Population
1991 Census
Population
2001 Census
Population
2011 Census
(preliminary
results)
Dhaka District Dhaka 1,459.56 5,839,642 8,511,228 11,875,000
Faridpur District Faridpur 2,072.72 1,505,686 1,756,470 1,867,000
Gazipur District Gazipur 1,741.53 1,621,562 2,031,891 3,333,000
Gopalganj District Gopalganj 1,489.92 1,060,791 1,165,273 1,149,000
Jamalpur District Jamalpur 2,031.98 1,874,440 2,107,209 2,265,000
Kishoreganj District Kishoreganj 2,731.21 2,306,087 2,594,954 2,853,000
Madaripur District Madaripur 1,144.96 1,069,176 1,146,349 1,149,000
Manikganj District Manikganj 1,383.06 1,175,909 1,285,080 1,379,000
Munshiganj District Munshiganj 954.96 1,188,387 1,293,972 1,420,000
Mymensingh District Mymensingh 4,363.48 3,957,182 4,489,726 5,042,000
Narayanganj District Narayanganj 687.76 1,754,804 2,173,948 2,897,000
Narsingdi District Narsingdi 1,140.76 1,652,123 1,895,984 2,202,000
Netrokona District Netrokona 2,810.40 1,730,935 1,988,188 2,207,000
Rajbari District Rajbari 1,118.80 835,173 951,906 1,040,000
Shariatpur District Shariatpur 1,181.53 953,021 1,082,300 1,146,000
Sherpur District Sherpur 1,363.76 1,138,629 1,279,542 1,334,000
Tangail District Tangail 3,375.00 3,002,428 3,290,696 3,571,000
Total Division Dhaka 31,051.39 32,665,975 39,044,716 46,729,000

Sources

Census figures for 1991, 2001 and 2011 are from Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Population Census Wing. The 2011 Census figures are based on preliminary results.


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