Dhaka district is located in central Bangladesh. It is a part of Dhaka division and this district is a capital of Bangladesh. It is the economic, educational, administration, political and cultural center as a whole in this country. It was established in 1772. Its area is 1463.60 sq km. North of this district is situated Gazipur and Tangail district, Munshiganj and Rajbari district to the south, Narayanganj district to the east and Manikganj district to the west. There are lived many people in here. The Muslims, Buddhist, Hindu and Christian among them of are also lived in this district. Islam is the majority population in Dhaka. Here is many mosque of the Muslim. For this, this district is called City of Mosque. Besides, temple, churches and Buddhist temple are in here.
Dhaka district information
There is available educational institution for the students this district. This district has many schools, high school, junior school, Cantonment College, Cadet College, medical college, public university and many private universities and many others. Dhaka University is one of them. It is famous and largest university of Bangladesh. Besides, here is very fine result of the institutions. Literacy rate is very increasing every year. About almost family are higher educated.
National and Dhaka district local daily and weekly newspapers are published from here. Bangla newspaper’s name are Dainik Ittefaq, Dainik Inqilab, Dainik Bhorer Kagoj, Dainik Prothom Alo, Dainik Banglar Bani, Dainik Sangbad, Dainik Janakantha, Dainik Jugantar, Dainik Sangram, Dainik Rupali, Dainik Bangla, Dainik Dinkal, Dainik Arthaniti, Dainik Muktakantha, Dainik Ajker Kagoj, Dainik Al Amin and English newspapers name are Daily Bangladesh Times, Daily Bangladesh Observer, Daily Star, Daily Independent, Daily New Nation as well as Weekly newspapers are Weekly Aai Samay, Weekly Ekata, Weekly Bartaman Dinkal, Weekly Chuti, Weekly Dhaka Courier and Weekly Nagari.
It is commercial heart of Bangladesh
Most of the people are involved to employ in the business and industries. Besides, other profession is hawkers, peddlers, small shops, rickshaws transport, roadside vendors and stalls employ. The main business places of the city include Motijheel, Panthapath and Gulshan. Besides, the export processing zone in Dhaka was association to encourage the export of garments, textiles and other good. As well, some land of Dhaka district is fertile of the agricultural work. Paddy, jute, mustard are main crops of this district.
Main rivers are Padma, Kaliganga, Dhaleshwari, Ichamati, Shitalakshya, Buriganga and some small rivers are Bangshi, Turag, Balu, Elamjani, Alam, Bherujkha, Ramkrishnadi, Elisamari, Tulsikhali. Besides, major lakes (beels) are situated in Dhaka district as Belai, Saldaher, Labandaher, Churain, Damsharan and Kiranjir Beel.
Located in here cultural organizations
There are many cultural organizations are here for the public entertainment. Moreover, This district has many tourist and traditional spots such as Lalbagh Fort and the tomb of Bibi Pari, Ahsan Manjil, Jatiyo Smriti Soudho, Star mosque, Satmasjid, National Mjuseum, Bara Katra, Chhota Katra and the tomb of Bibi Champa, Bahadur Shah Park, Shorawardi Uddan, Romna park, Dhaka Zoo, Curzon Hall, Bangladesh National Museum, Central Shahid Minar, Rose Garden, National Parlament House, National Science and technology Museum etc. Tourist’s spots are very attractive. Any time in here is come to see tourists. Other countries people are visit to look at these charming places. Every year tourists are come here. Besides, here is many hotel, guest house and many others things are located for tourists. So, tourist is also eagerly for this. Dhaka district is very development. Bangladesh is very proud for this. Bangladesh government is declared as a digital district. Information and technology is special introduce.
Upazilas of Dhaka district: Dhamrai upazila, Dohar upazila, Keraniganj upazila, Nawabganj upazila and Savar upazila.
Government district portal: dhaka.gov.bd
Post Code Numbers: Demra- 1360, Sarulia- 1361, Matuail- 1362, Dhaka CantonmentTSO- 1206, Dhamrai- 1350, Kamalpur- 1351, Jigatala TSO- 1209, Gulshan Model Town – 1212, Banani TSO- 1213, Dhania TSO- 1232, Joypara- 1330, Palamganj- 1331, Narisha- 1332, Keraniganj- 1310, Dhaka Jute Mills- 1311, Ati- 1312, Kalatia- 1313, KhilgaonTSO- 1219, KhilkhetTSO- 1229, Posta TSO- 1211, Mirpur TSO- 1218, Mohammadpur Housing – 1207, Sangsad BhabanTSO- 1225, BangabhabanTSO- 1222, DilkushaTSO- 1223, Nawabganj- 1320, Hasnabad- 1321, Daudpur- 1322, Agla- 1323, Khalpar- 1324, Churain- 1325, New Market TSO- 1205, Dhaka GPO- 1000, Shantinagr TSO- 1217, Basabo TSO- 1214, Savar- 1340, Dairy Farm- 1341, Jahangirnagar Universtiy- 1342, Saver P.A.T.C- 1343, Savar Canttonment- 1344, Shimulia- 1345, Kashem Cotton Mills- 1346, Rajphulbaria- 1347, Amin Bazar- 1348, EPZ- 1349, Dhaka Sadar HO- 1100, Wari TSO- 1203, Gendaria TSO- 1204, Tejgaon TSO- 1215, Dhaka Politechnic – 1208, Uttara Model TwonTSO- 1231.