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Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictJashore District
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyJashore Municipality
 • Total21.15 km2 (8.17 sq mi)
 • Total298,000
 • Density14,000/km2 (36,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)
National Dialing Code+880

Jessore (Bengali: যশোর, romanizedjôshor, [dʒɔʃor]), officially Jashore,[a] is a major city in Jashore District situated in the south-western region of Bangladesh. It is the administrative centre (headquarter) of the eponymous district and the third largest city in Khulna Division. It is one of the industrious and developed cities in Bangladesh and it is the second developed city of Khulna Division. Jessore city consists of 9 wards and 73 mahalls. Jessore municipality was established in 1864.[2] The area of the town is 21.15  km2. It has a population of about 2,98,000 according to the record of Jessore municipality. Jessore also has a domestic airport named as Jessore Airport.


  1. ^ The spelling of the district name in the Latin script was officially changed from Jessore to Jashore in April 2018.[1]


  1. ^ Mahadi Al Hasnat (2 April 2018). "Mixed reactions as govt changes English spellings of 5 district names". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Jashore Sadar". Ministry of Local Government. Retrieved 21 October 2020.

Coordinates: 23°10′N 89°13′E / 23.167°N 89.217°E / 23.167; 89.217