Moulvibazar

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Moulvibazar
মৌলভীবাজার
Town
Division Sylhet Division
District Moulvibazar District
Area
 • Total 10.36 km2 (4.00 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 41,358
 • Density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Post code 3200

Moulvibazar (Bengali: মৌলভীবাজার) is a town in north-eastern Bangladesh just south of Sylhet City. It is the capital of Moulvibazar District. Moulvibazar is located on the banks of the Manu River. The city has a high population density. The Moulvibazar region is well known for its tea gardens and tropical forests. The most of the tea gardens of Bangladesh is in Moulvibazar.

Tourism - Madhob Kundo Waterfall, Hum Hum Waterfall, Madhobpur Lake, Bangladesh Tea Research Institute (BTRI)

Climate[edit]

Moulvibazar has a humid subtropical climate. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Cwa. The climate of Moulvibazar is generally marked with monsoons, high temperature, considerable humidity and heavy rainfall. The hot season commences early in April and continues till July. The average annual temperature in Moulvibazar is 24.7 °C (76.5 °F). About 2,805 mm (110.43 in) of precipitation falls annually.

Climate data for Moulvibazar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25.6
(78.1)
27.7
(81.9)
31.6
(88.9)
32.7
(90.9)
31.5
(88.7)
31.6
(88.9)
31.6
(88.9)
31.6
(88.9)
31.8
(89.2)
30.8
(87.4)
29.1
(84.4)
26.5
(79.7)
30.2
(86.3)
Average low °C (°F) 9.7
(49.5)
12.2
(54)
17.1
(62.8)
21.1
(70)
23.0
(73.4)
24.4
(75.9)
25.0
(77)
24.9
(76.8)
24.6
(76.3)
21.9
(71.4)
16.3
(61.3)
11.5
(52.7)
19.3
(66.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.51)
29
(1.14)
103
(4.06)
249
(9.8)
422
(16.61)
570
(22.44)
460
(18.11)
402
(15.83)
313
(12.32)
204
(8.03)
34
(1.34)
6
(0.24)
2,805
(110.43)
Source: Climate-Data.org,Climate data

Coordinates: 24°28′51″N 91°45′52″E / 24.48083°N 91.76444°E / 24.48083; 91.76444