Armanitola

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Statue located inside the Armenian Church in Dhaka.

Armanitola (Bengali: আরমানিটোলা) is an area in the old city of Dhaka, the capital and largest city of Bangladesh. The district takes its name from the Armenian settlement that surrounded an Armenian church there.[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Herbert Feldman, Pakistan: an introduction, Oxford University Press, 1968, p.98
  2. ^ Ali, Ansar; Chaudhury, Sushil; Islam, Sirajul (2012). "Armenians, The". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ Lawson, Alastair (10 January 2003). "The mission of Dhaka's last Armenian". BBC News. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Kabir, Tasneem Tayeb (23 December 2011). "The Armenian Church: Legacy of a Bygone Era". The Independent. Dhaka. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 

Coordinates: 23°42′50″N 90°24′07″E / 23.714°N 90.402°E / 23.714; 90.402