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Baridhara (Bengali: বারিধারা)is an upscale residential area in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is located on the east of and north east of Gulshan across Gulshan-Baridhara Lake. It has special zone designated for diplomats, and many of the foreign embassies and high commissions are situated in here.[1] There are mainly three areas diplomatic zone mainly in the south-west portion, general residential area in eastern portion and an adjacent DOHS area in north-east portion.


The Japanese School Dhaka is located in Baridhara.[2] Baridhara is also the location of the American International School of Dhaka.


  1. ^ Siddiqui, Kamal; Jamshed Ahmed; Kaniz Siddique; Sayeedul Huq; Abul Hossain (2010). Social Formation in Dhaka, 1985-2005: A Longitudinal Study of Society in a Third World Megacity. Ashgate Publishing. pp. 308–310. ISBN 978-1-4094-1103-1. 
  2. ^ Home page . Japanese School Dhaka. Retrieved on 4 January 2014. "Plot No. 9, Block-H, Pragrati Sharani Road, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212."

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