Mymensingh

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Mymensingh
Momenshahi/ময়মনসিংহ
Metropolis
Monument For Liberation War of 1971, Sombhugongh, Mymensingh.
Nickname(s): Moy-mon-singha
Mymensingh is located in Bangladesh
Mymensingh
Location of Mymensingh in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24.6343°0′0″N 90.2677°0′0″E / 24.6343°N 90.2677°E / 24.6343; 90.2677Coordinates: 24.6343°0′0″N 90.2677°0′0″E / 24.6343°N 90.2677°E / 24.6343; 90.2677
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka
District Mymensingh District
Establishment 1787
Granted city status 1787[1]
Government
 • Type Municipalities
 • City Mayor Ekramul Haque Titu [2]
 • Member of Parliament Al-haj Principal Motiur Rahman
Population
 • Total 330,126
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 2200
GDP (2005) $XX billion
Calling code 91

Mymensingh, pronounced moy-mon-shing-haw, is a city of Bangladesh on the river Brahmaputra. It is the headquarters of Mymensingh District. The city is known for schools like Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh Engineering College, Mymensingh Ananda Mohan College, Mymensingh Muminunnesa Women College, Mymensingh Poly technique Institute and Mymensingh Girls' Cadet College. Other landmark institutions include Mymensingh Army Cantonment. Mymensingh city is about 120 km (75 mi) north of Dhaka which is the capital of the country.

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