|Nickname(s): The Queen of Eastern Bengal, Commercial Capital of Bangladesh|
|Granted city status||1863|
|• Body||Chittagong City Corporation|
|• City Mayor||A J M Nasir Uddin|
|• City||168.07 km2 (64.89 sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
|Website||Chittagong City Corporation|
Chittagong is a city in southeast Bangladesh near the Karnaphuli River. The city is the capital of the Chittagong district and division. The city alone has around 5.5 million people. It is one of the quickest growing cities in the world.
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- "Population & Housing Census-2011". Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. p. 39. http://www.bbs.gov.bd/WebTestApplication/userfiles/Image/National%20Reports/Union%20Statistics.pdf. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
- List of cities and towns in Bangladesh, Retrieved 29 December 2009
- "History of Chittagong City Corporation". Chittagong City Corporation. http://www.ccc.org.bd/history. Retrieved 2013-05-26.
- "Area, Population and Literacy Rate by Paurashava –2001". Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 2007-06-10. https://web.archive.org/web/20070610054152/http://www.bbs.gov.bd/dataindex/census/municip.pdf. Retrieved 2009-09-18.