One of the seven division of Bangladesh is Khulna division. It is situated in the south-west of the country. This division has an area of 22,285 square kilometers and a population of 15,563,000 (2011 Census). The division headquarters is Khulna city in Khulna district. This division shares a border with the Indian state of west Bengal to the west, the Dhaka division and Barisal division to the east and the Rajshahi division to the west. This division is a part of the Ganges River delta. Another rivers embrace the Madhumati river, the Bhairob river and the Kopotokkho river. It is made up marshland, numerous river and dense jungle.
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It proudly demands the Sundarbans. Through waterlogged jungle an huge network of waterways that haven for wild life. The monument and mosques throw here and there around Bagerhat also make worthwhile excursion.
It is famous for archeological and historical places like Sundarbans (Beautiful forest), Shait Gambuj Mosque, Singar Mosque, Nine Domed Mosque, Ronvijoypur Mosque, Khan Jahan Ali Tomb, Khodla Math Temple and Sagardari in Jessore district is the birthplace of the poet Michael Madhusudan Dutta.
Khulna division districts: Bagerhat district, Chuadanga district, Jessore district, Jhenaidah district, Khulna district, Kushtia district, Magura district, Meherpur district, Narail district and Satkhira district (Total 10 district in Khulna Division).
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