Kushtia

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Kushtia
Nickname(s): 
The cultural city
Kushtia is located in Bangladesh
Kushtia
Kushtia
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°54′36″N 89°07′23″E / 23.910125°N 89.123115°E / 23.910125; 89.123115Coordinates: 23°54′36″N 89°07′23″E / 23.910125°N 89.123115°E / 23.910125; 89.123115
Country Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
DistrictKushtia District
Municipality1 April 1869 [1]
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyKushtia Municipality
 • Paura MayorMd. Anwar Ali [2]
Area
 • Total42.79 km2 (16.52 sq mi)
Population
 • Total108,423
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
 • Rank
42nd
Time zoneUTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)
Postal code
7000[4]
National Dialing Code+880

Kushtia(Bengali: কুষ্টিয়া) is a city in the Khulna Division of northeastern Bangladesh.[5] It serves as the headquarters of Kushtia Sadar Upazila and Kushtia District. [3] The city has a population of about 108423 making it the 42nd largest city in Bangladesh. Kushtia is the largest city of Kushtia District, established in 1869.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Kushtia municipality". Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  2. ^ "Mayor of Kushtia city's civic body". News24.com. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  3. ^ a b Bhuiyan, Md Abu Taher (2012). "Kushtia Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  4. ^ Staff. "ZIP Code database of Bangladesh". Geopostcodes.com. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  5. ^ "NGA GeoNames Database". National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 2 January 2015.