List of districts of Bangladesh

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Districts of Bangladesh
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The divisions of Bangladesh are divided into 64[1] districts, or zila (Bengali: জেলা jela). The districts are further subdivided into 493 sub-districts or towns, or upazila (উপজেলা upojela).

Each district is run by a Deputy Commissioner (popularly abbreviated to "DC") who is appointed by the government from a Deputy secretary of B.C.S. Administration Cadre.

List of districts[edit]

District Bangla Division Population (thousands)[2] (Rank in bracket) Area (km2)[2] (Rank in bracket) Population density (people/km2)[2] (Rank in bracket)
Barguna District বরগুনা Barisal 882 (58) 1831 (37) 481 (61)
Barisal District বরিশাল Barisal 2291 (23) 2785 (20) 823 (45)
Bhola District ভোলা Barisal 1758 (36) 3403 (14) 517 (59)
Jhalokati District ঝালকাঠি Barisal 596 (63) 749 (63) 795 (46)
Patuakhali District পটুয়াখালী Barisal 1517 (41) 3221 (15) 471 (62)
Pirojpur District পিরোজপুর Barisal 1103 (53) 1308 (50) 844 (44)
Bandarban District বান্দরবান Chittagong 383 (64) 4479 (3) 86 (64)
Brahmanbaria District ব্রাহ্মণবাড়ীয়া Chittagong 2808 (14) 1927 (35) 1457 (8)
Chandpur District চাঁদপুর Chittagong 2393 (20) 1704 (40) 1404 (10)
Chittagong District চট্টগ্রাম Chittagong 7509 (2) 5283 (2) 1421 (9)
Comilla District কুমিল্লা Chittagong 5304 (3) 3085 (16) 1719 (5)
Cox's Bazar District কক্সবাজার Chittagong 2275 (24) 2492 (26) 913 (35)
Feni District ফেনী Chittagong 1420 (44) 928 (61) 1530 (6)
Khagrachhari District খাগড়াছড়ি Chittagong 608 (61) 2700 (21) 225 (64)
Lakshmipur District লক্ষীপুর Chittagong 1711 (38) 1456 (46) 1175 (13)
Noakhali District নোয়াখালী Chittagong 3072 (8) 3601 (9) 853 (43)
Rangamati District রাঙ্গামাটি Chittagong 596 (62) 6116 (1) 97 (63)
Dhaka District ঢাকা Dhaka 11875 (1) 1464 (45) 8111 (1)
Faridpur District ফরিদপুর Dhaka 1867 (34) 2073 (32) 901 (37)
Gazipur District গাজীপুর Dhaka 3333 (6) 1800 (39) 1852 (3)
Gopalganj District গোপালগঞ্জ Dhaka 1149 (49) 1490 (44) 771 (49)
Jamalpur District জামালপুর Dhaka 2265 (25) 2032 (33) 1115 (18)
Kishoreganj District কিশোরগঞ্জ Dhaka 2853 (13) 2689 (22) 1061 (22)
Madaripur District মাদারীপুর Dhaka 1149 (50) 1145 (54) 1004 (26)
Manikganj District মানিকগঞ্জ Dhaka 1379 (46) 1379 (48) 1000 (27)
Munshiganj District মুন্সীগঞ্জ Dhaka 1420 (43) 955 (60) 1487 (7)
Mymensingh District ময়মনসিংহ Dhaka 5042 (4) 4363 (5) 1156 (15)
Narayanganj District নারায়ণগঞ্জ Dhaka 2897 (11) 759 (62) 4139 (2)
Narsingdi District নরসিংদী Dhaka 2202 (27) 1141 (55) 1930 (4)
Netrakona District নেত্রকোনা Dhaka 2207 (26) 2810 (18) 786 (47)
Rajbari District রাজবাড়ী Dhaka 1040 (54) 1119 (56) 929 (34)
Shariatpur District শরীয়তপুর Dhaka 1146 (51) 1182 (52) 970 (30)
Sherpur District শেরপুর Dhaka 1334 (47) 1364 (49) 978 (28)
Tangail District টাঙ্গাইল Dhaka 3571 (5) 3414 (13) 1046 (24)
Bagerhat District বাগেরহাট Khulna 1461 (42) 3959 (6) 369 (63)
Chuadanga District চুয়াডাঙ্গা Khulna 1123 (52) 1177 (53) 954 (32)
Jessore District যশোর Khulna 2742 (15) 2567 (24) 1068 (21)
Jhenaidah District ঝিনাইদহ Khulna 1756 (37) 1961 (34) 895 (38)
Khulna District খুলনা Khulna 2294 (22) 4394 (4) 522 (58)
Kushtia District কুষ্টিয়া Khulna 1933 (32) 1601 (42) 1207 (13)
Magura District মাগুরা Khulna 913 (56) 1049 (57) 871 (41)
Meherpur District মেহেরপুর Khulna 652 (60) 579 (64) 910 (36)
Narail District নড়াইল Khulna 715 (59) 990 (58) 722 (52)
Satkhira District সাতক্ষিরা Khulna 1973 (31) 3858 (7) 511 (60)
Bogra District বগুড়া Rajshahi 3371 (7) 2920 (17) 1154 (16)
Joypurhat District জয়পুরহাট Rajshahi 909 (57) 965 (59) 942 (33)
Naogaon District নওগাঁ Rajshahi 2576 (16) 3436 (12) 750 (51)
Natore District নাটোর Rajshahi 1696 (39) 1896 (36) 894 (39)
Nawabganj District নওয়াবগঞ্জ Rajshahi 1635 (40) 1703 (41) 960 (31)
Pabna District পাবনা Rajshahi 2497 (18) 2372 (28) 1053 (23)
Rajshahi District রাজশাহী Rajshahi 2573 (17) 2407 (27) 1069 (20)
Sirajganj District সিরাজগঞ্জ Rajshahi 3072 (9) 2498 (25) 1230 (11)
Dinajpur District দিনাজপুর Rangpur 2970 (10) 3438 (11) 864 (42)
Gaibandha District গাইবান্ধা Rangpur 2349 (21) 2179 (31) 1078 (19)
Kurigram District কুড়িগ্রাম Rangpur 2050 (29) 2296 (30) 893 (40)
Lalmonirhat District লালমনিরহাট Rangpur 1249 (48) 1241 (51) 1006 (25)
Nilphamari District নীলফামারী Rangpur 1820 (35) 1580 (43) 1152 (17)
Panchagarh District পঞ্চগড় Rangpur 981 (55) 1405 (47) 698 (53)
Rangpur District রংপুর Rangpur 2866 (12) 2368 (29) 1210 (12)
Thakurgaon District ঠাকুরগাঁ Rangpur 1380 (45) 1810 (38) 762 (50)
Habiganj District হবিগঞ্জ Sylhet 2059 (28) 2637 (23) 781 (48)
Moulvibazar District মৌলভীবাজার Sylhet 1902 (33) 2799 (19) 679 (54)
Sunamganj District সুনামগঞ্জ Sylhet 2443 (19) 3670 (8) 666 (55)
Sylhet District সিলেট Sylhet 3404 (6) 3490 (10) 975 (29)

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