Shahbazpur Town

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Shahbazpur Town
Skyline of Shahbazpur Town
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Brahmanbaria District
Area
 • Total 26.5 km2 (10.22 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 135,288 [1]
Time zone Bangladesh Time (UTC+6)
Postal code 3431

Shahbazpur Town[2][3] is a small town, fishing port and administrative headquarters in Bangladesh.[4] It is known for its wide natural rivers of Titas. It is the oldest river port. It is the oldest ferry terminal port area in Bangladesh.[5][6] Shahbazpur Town is also known by the name "Shahbaz". Its old name (with diacritics) is Shāhbāz or Shāhbāzpur.[7] The modern Shahbazpur Town gets its name from Shahbaz Ali (died 1605), the emperor's representative of Mughal Empire.[8][9][10]

Today, Shahbazpur Town, Titas River is one of the most-visited regional tourist destinations in Bangladesh. It has not yet become a major district tourist destination.

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  1. Data of this Region; Genesis Bangladesh
  2. Now the Shahbazpur Town is a Satellite Town, Bangladesh First Dot Com, 2011-07-11 
  3. Four new satellite town to be set up, The Daily Star, 2011-07-11 
  4. "Wikivoyage". Map Data © OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 2011-07-11. 
  5. "Shahbazpur Town, Bangladesh - the District's Most Popular". Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  6. "Shahbazpur Town is a oldest ferry terminal port area in Bangladesh". The Sydney Morning Herald. 10 November 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-10. 
  7. "The Source of Information". 
  8. The title (Mirza) descends to all the sons of the family, without exception. In the Royal family it is placed after the name instead of before it, thus, Abbas Mirza and Hosfiein Mirza. Mirza is a civil title, and Khan is a military one. The title of Khan is creative, but not hereditary. pg 601 Monthly magazine and British register, Volume 35 Publisher Printed for Sir Richard Phillips, 1812 Original from Harvard University
  9. Teltscher, Kate (2000). "The Shampooing Surgeon and the Persian Prince: Two Indians in Early Nineteenth-century Britain". Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 1469-929X 2 (3): 409–23. doi:10.1080/13698010020019226.
  10. Berndl, Klaus (2005). National Geographic visual history of the world. University of Michigan. pp. 318–320. ISBN 978-0-521-52291-5. 

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