Sylhet district is not only district but also division of Bangladesh. It is located in the north-eastern side of the country. It is one of the four districts in the Sylhet division. It is bounded to the Khasia Joynintia hill. Indian state of Assam is to near this district. Hobiganj is surrounded by the west in this district. It is the historical place of Bangladesh. It is also important during the liberation period. The chief of Mukti Bahini General MAG Osmani was birth in this district.
Sylhet district information
This district was established on 3 January 1782. Its area is 3490.40 Sq Kilometers. More than 2.28 million peoples live this district. The Muslims, Buddhist, Hindu and Christian religion of people live here. Some of ethnic groups of people live in this district.
There is available educational institution for the students in Sylhet district. There are many cultural organizations are here for the public entertainment. Few local daily newspaper and weekly magazine published from this district.
All most of the people of this district are involved to agricultural activities. The Haripur gas field is the most important gas field in the country. Fenjuganj Fertilizer Factory is situated in this district.
Tourist spots in this district
Shajalal Science and Tecnology University is located in this district and it is included to tourist spot. The Shrine of Hazrat Shah Jalal (R), Rampasha, Shree Chaitanya Mandir, Jainta Rajbari, Tilagarh Eco Park, Osmani Museum, Jaflong, Dream Land, Osmani Shishu Udyan, Manipuri Para, Kin Bridge, Shahi Eidgah, Gour Govinda Fort, Ali Amjad’s Clock Tower, Shahi Eidgah, Gour Govinda Mandir, Jainta Rajbari and Jyntapur Royal Palace are the historical tourism spot of the county. Besides, Shahi Eidgah in Sylhet is one of the oldest and largest Eidgahs in Bangladesh and it is a popular tourist spot. Osmani International Airport is situated in Sylhet.
Every year, many tourists came to see the beauty of the nature. Huge number people of this district live in different foreign add up especially England. It is also called to the London of the country. The peoples of Sylhet to play important role earn to the foreign currency of Bangladesh. Sylhet district is more important for the country economic development.
Upazilas of Sylhet district: Balaganj upazila, Beanibazar upazila, Bishwanath upazila, Companiganj upazila, Dakshin Surma upazila, Fenchuganj upazila, Golapganj upazila, Gowainghat upazila, Jaintiapur upazila, Kanaighat upazila, Sylhet sadar upazila and Zakiganj upazila.
Government district portal: sylhet.gov.bd
Online newspapers: amadersylhet, uttorpurbo, dainiksylhet, sylheterdakbd, sylhetview24, dailysylhet, sobujsylhet, sylhettimes, sylhetnewsworld, kazirbazar, dailyamarsylhet, bdn24x7, surmatimes, sylhetbarta, sylhetexpress, sylhetnews24, sylhetwatch24.
Post Code Numbers: Balaganj- 3120, Karua- 3121, Brahman Shashon- 3122, Tajpur- 3123, Goala Bazar- 3124, Begumpur- 3125, Omarpur- 3126, Kathal Khair- 3127, Gaharpur- 3128, Natun Bazar- 3129, Bianibazar- 3170, jaldup- 3171, Mathiura- 3172, Kurar bazar- 3173, Salia bazar- 3174, Churkai – 3175, Bishwanath- 3130, Dashghar- 3131, Doulathpur- 3132, Deokalas- 3133, Singer kanch- 3134, Fenchuganj- 3116, Fenchuganj SareKarkh- 3117, Goainhat- 3150, Jaflong- 3151, Chiknagul- 3152, Gopalgannj- 3160, Dhaka Dakkhin- 3161, Dakkhin Bhadashore- 3162, Ranaping- 3163, banigram- 3164, Chandanpur- 3165, Jainthapur- 3156, Jakiganj- 3190, Ichhamati- 3191, Kanaighat- 3180, Chatulbazar- 3181, Manikganj- 3182, Gachbari- 3183, Kompanyganj- 3140, Sylhe Sadar- 3100, Sylhet Cadet Col- 3101, Sylhet Biman Bondar- 3102, Khadimnagar- 3103, Jalalabad Cantoment- 3104, Silam- 3105, Birahimpur- 3106, Jalalabad- 3107, Mogla- 3108, Ranga Hajiganj- 3109, Kadamtali- 3111, Kamalbazer- 3112, Lalbazar- 3113.