...

Dhaka

Dhaka - description of the city:

Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh (from 1971), a port in the delta of the great rivers: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra. It is also the administrative center of the Dhaka region. In 1608 - 1717 it was the capital of Bengal. At that time, it was home for the Dutch, British and French factories. From 1765 the city and the whole country was coming under the control of the British. In 1947 - 1971 Dhaka represented the administrative center of East Pakistan. Since 1971 it became the capital of the independent state of Bangladesh.

In Dhaka, is about 3.6 million inhabitants (including suburbs). The city has an international airport and an outer harbor Narayanganj. Main industries include cotton, jute, metal, and food industry. It is also the ancient center of production of muslin.

There are the University, the Dhaka Museum and the Balda Museum in the capital. Dhaka is divided into two parts: the Old City and Ramna, a modern and comfortable area. Architectural monuments consist of the Fortress Lal Bagh, which has the mausoleum of Bibi Pari (1684), and the Sat Gumbad Mosque (1680's).

Country Bangladesh
International title Dhaka
Population 10,356,500 people
Timezone Asia/Dhaka
State Dhaka Division
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 23.7104 x Longitude: 90.40744

Photo Galery Dhaka

Travel across Dhaka
#01: Travel across Dhaka Travel across Dhaka Dhaka
Spending days in Dhaka
#02: Spending days in Dhaka Spending days in Dhaka Dhaka
The beauty of Dhaka
#03: The beauty of Dhaka The beauty of Dhaka Dhaka
Nowadays of Dhaka
#04: Nowadays of Dhaka Nowadays of Dhaka Dhaka
Dhaka Photogallery
#05: Dhaka Photogallery Dhaka Photogallery Dhaka
Places to see in Dhaka
#06: Places to see in Dhaka Places to see in Dhaka Dhaka
Visiting Dhaka
#07: Visiting Dhaka Visiting Dhaka Dhaka
Places to visit in Dhaka
#08: Places to visit in Dhaka Places to visit in Dhaka Dhaka
Spending Time in Dhaka
#09: Spending Time in Dhaka Spending Time in Dhaka Dhaka
Magic world of Dhaka
#10: Magic world of Dhaka Magic world of Dhaka Dhaka
Famous Landmarks of Dhaka
#11: Famous Landmarks of Dhaka Famous Landmarks of Dhaka Dhaka
Famous places of Dhaka
#12: Famous places of Dhaka Famous places of Dhaka Dhaka

Dhaka video guide

Places to visit in Dhaka

  • Lalbagh Fort
  • Ahsan Manzil
  • Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban
  • Dhaka Zoo
  • Dhakeshwari Temple
  • Liberation War Museum
  • Bangladesh National Museum
  • Star Mosque
  • Saat Masjid
  • Hussaini Dalan

Famous Places

Museum Rietberg
Country: Switzerland

Rietberg Museum Introduction  The Rietberg Museum is a famous museum located in the city of Zurich in the country of Switzerland, and it has Oceanic, Africa, and Asian art. It is the sole art museum in Switzerland that has artwork from non-Eu ...

Wiener Neustadt
Country: Austria

This large town, some 40 km (25 miles) south of Vienna, is an industrial city and an important road and rail transport hub, and also the largest shopping city of Lower Austria. In the centre of the town is the attractive Hauptplatz, with a part-Got ...

Braunau am Inn
Country: Austria

Braunau is a substantial border town on the Inn River and one of the prettiest spots in the entire region. It was built by the Dukes of Lower Bavaria, who ruled it for a long time. Originally intended as a bridgehead in their battles with the East, ...

Schwanenstadt
Country: Austria

This small town, situated between Lambach and Vocklabruck, is today an important economic centre. In the centre of town stands a Neo-Gothic parish church with a 78-m (256-ft) spire, built in 1900 on the site of an earlier Gothic church. Worth seein ...

Otta
Country: Norway

Otta has been a tourist hub for Norway since the railway arrived there in the year 1896. The main reason for this is because the town is located near many of the national parks in Jotunheimen, Dovre, and Rondane. The town lies at the junction of th ...

Bangladesh Cities:
© 2010-2017 gabisworld.com Contact Us