Comilla

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Comilla
Metropolis
Cityscapes of Comilla City
Cityscapes of Comilla City
Comilla is located in Bangladesh
Comilla
Coordinates: 23°27′N 91°12′E / 23.45°N 91.2°E / 23.45; 91.2Coordinates: 23°27′N 91°12′E / 23.45°N 91.2°E / 23.45; 91.2
Country  Bangladesh
Region Chittagong Division
District Comilla District
Government
 • Mayor-Council Monirul Haque Sakku[1]
Area
 • Total 153 km2 (59 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 1,650,000
 • Density 16,500/km2 (43,000/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Comilla is a metropolitan city in south-eastern Bangladesh.It is the third largest city in Bangladesh. It is along the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway. It is the center of the Comilla District and part of the Chittagong Division. It is one of the oldest cities in Bangladesh.

The Eastern Wing of Bangladesh Highway Police is in Comilla. The Gomti River and Little Feni River pass through the city. The Tropic of Cancer crosses Comilla city on the south side.

The Comilla Victorians are a professional cricket team.[2] They play in the Bangladesh Premier League.

References[change | change source]

  1. Foyez, Ahammad (Mar 31,2017). "BNP’s Monirul Haque Sakku wins". New Age Bangladesh. http://www.newagebd.net/article/12342/bnps-monirul-haque-sakku-wins. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  2. "Comilla Victorians". Home page. http://comillavictorians.com.bd/. Retrieved 13 June 2017.