Kotwali Thana (Dhaka)

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Dhaka Kotwali
ঢাকা কোতোয়ালী
Dhaka Kotwali is located in Bangladesh
Dhaka Kotwali
Dhaka Kotwali
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°42.3′N 90°19.5′E / 23.7050°N 90.3250°E / 23.7050; 90.3250Coordinates: 23°42.3′N 90°19.5′E / 23.7050°N 90.3250°E / 23.7050; 90.3250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Dhaka District
 • Total 0.67 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 23 m (75 ft)
Population (1991)
 • Total 210,504
 • Density 101,693/km2 (263,380/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website bangladesh.gov.bd/maps/images/dhaka/DhakaKotwaliT.gif

Dhaka Kotwali (Bengali: ঢাকা কোতোয়ালী) is the Sadar (Principal) Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Dhaka Kotwali is located at 23°42′20″N 90°19′30″E / 23.7056°N 90.3250°E / 23.7056; 90.3250 . It has 31992 units of household[citation needed] and total area 0.67 km².[2]


At the 1991 Bangladesh census, Dhaka Kotwali had a population of 210,504, of whom 133,564 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 63.21% of the population, and females 36.79%. Dhaka Kotwali had an average literacy rate of 62.4% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Geographic coordinates of Dhaka, Bangladesh". DATEANDTIME.INFO. Retrieved 7 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Syed Marufuzzaman (2012). "Kotwali Thana (Dhaka Metropolitan)". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.