Coordinates: 23°48′10″N 90°25′12″E / 23.8029°N 90.4201°E / 23.8029; 90.4201
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Gulshan Baridhara Lake
Lake on Baridhara

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 zones designated for diplomats, and many of the city's foreign embassies and high commissions are situated 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.


US-Bangla Airlines has its headquarters in the Baridhara Diplomatic Zone.[2]


The Japanese School Dhaka, the French International School of Dhaka and the American International School of Dhaka are located in Baridhara.[3]

Notable residents[edit]



  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. p. 308. ISBN 978-1-4094-1103-1.
  2. ^ "Contact Us Archived 2018-03-13 at the Wayback Machine." US-Bangla Airlines. Retrieved September 6, 2017. "Corporate office 77, Sohrawardi Avenue, Baridhara Diplomatic Zone Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh."
  3. ^ Home page Archived 2014-01-05 at . Japanese School Dhaka. Retrieved 4 January 2014. "Plot No. 9, Block-H, Pragrati Sharani Road, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212."
  4. ^ "Former deputy prime minister Jamal Uddin Ahmad dies". 2015-01-14. Retrieved 2015-01-04.

23°48′10″N 90°25′12″E / 23.8029°N 90.4201°E / 23.8029; 90.4201