Dhaka Cantonment

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Dhaka Cantonment (Bengali: ঢাকা সেনানিবাস) is a cantonment located in the northern part of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The headquarters of Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force are situated within this cantonment. The Cantonment is located on the north-east end of the Dhaka metropolis.

Key installations in Dhaka cantonment[edit]

  • Army Headquarter (AHQ)[1]
  • Air Force Headquarter
  • Navy Headquarter
  • Directorate General Forces Intelligence Headquarter (HQ DGFI)
  • Dhaka Cantonment Railway Station
  • Dhaka Cantonment Sub Post office
  • Combined Military Hospital (CMH)
  • Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB)
  • Dhaka Cantonment Police Station

Bangladesh Army formations[edit]

  • 46th Independent Infantry Brigade
  • 65th Independent Infantry Brigade
  • 14th Independent Engineers Brigade
  • Logistics Area Command
  • Army Signal Brigade


Areas under Defense Officers Housing Schemes (DOHS) also fall under Dhaka Cantonment Area.

Educational institution[edit]

  • Adamjee Public School & College
  • Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
  • BAF Shaheen College, Kurmitola
  • BAF Shaheen College, Dhaka
  • BAF Shaheen English Medium School (SEMS), Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Navy College (B. N. College)
  • Shahid Bir Uttam Lt. Anwar Girls School & College
  • Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College
  • Muslim Modern Academy (MMA)
  • Uttar Kafrul High School
  • Uttar Kafrul Primary School
  • Balughat High School
  • Bangladesh International School and College


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