A view of central Jashore in Bangladesh, taken from the Magpie hotel
|• Body||Jashore Municipality|
|• Total||21.15 km2 (8.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||14,000/km2 (36,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)|
|National Dialing Code||+880|
Jessore, officially known as Jashore, (Bengali: যশোর) is a major city in Jashore District located 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. Jashore city consists of 9 wards and 73 mahalls. Jashore municipality was established in 1864. 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.
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- Mahadi Al Hasnat (2 April 2018). "Mixed reactions as govt changes English spellings of 5 district names". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
- "Jashore Sadar". Ministry of Local Government. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
Largest cities or towns in Bangladesh
Population and Housing Census 2011
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- Population and Housing Census 2011 - Volume 3: Urban Area Report (PDF), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Aug 2014