Rajshahi Division

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Rajshahi Division
রাজশাহী বিভাগ
Division
Map of Rajshahi Division
Coordinates: 25°00′N 89°00′E / 25°N 89°E / 25; 89Coordinates: 25°00′N 89°00′E / 25°N 89°E / 25; 89
Country  Bangladesh
Area
 • Total 18,174.4 km2 (7,017.2 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 18,329,000
 • Density 1,008.506/km2 (2,612.02/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Rajshahi Division is one of the six administrative divisions of Bangladesh. It has a population of almost 30 million and area of about 34,513 km2.[1] Rajshahi division consists of 16 districts, 128 Upazilas and 1,092 Unions (the lowest administrative tier). It has an excellent rail and roads. The divisional city Rajshahi is only four hours road journey away from Dhaka, the capital city.

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Rajshahi division is in the north western corner of Bangladesh. The famous river Padma borders Rajshahi division on the south and another famous river, Jamuna, lies across the eastern border. In the north and west, Rajshahi division shares a border with India.

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Coordinates: 25°00′N 89°00′E