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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||UTC+6 (BST)|
|Website||Chittagong City Corporation|
Chittagong (officially called Chattogram or Chattagram) is a city in southeast Bangladesh near the Karnaphuli River. The city is the capital of the Chittagong district and division. The city has around 5.5 million people.
References[change | change source]
- "Population & Housing Census-2011" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. p. 39. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
- List of cities and towns in Bangladesh, Retrieved 29 December 2009
- "History of Chittagong City Corporation". Chittagong City Corporation. Retrieved 2013-05-26.
- "Area, Population and Literacy Rate by Paurashava –2001" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-10. Retrieved 2009-09-18.