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Divisions: Barisal | Chittagong | Dhaka | Khulna | Rajshahi | Rangpur | Sylhet
Districts in Khulna: Bagerhat | Chuadanga | Jessore | Jhenaidah | Khulna | Kushtia | Magura | Meherpur | Narail | Satkhira

Khulna District Information

Area4394.46 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Jessore and Narail districts on the north, the bay of bengal on the south, Bagerhat district on the east, Satkhira district on the west.
Profile
Khulna district was established on 1882. It consists of 9 upazilas and 5 thanas, 71 union parishads, 2 municipalities, 47 wards, 188 mahallas, 747 mouzas and 1106 villages.
Upazilla/ Thana
Batiaghata Upazila, Dacope Upazila, Daulatpur Thana, Dighalia Upazila, Dumuria Upazila, Khalishpur Thana, Khan Jahan Ali Thana, Kotwali Thana, Koyra Upazila, Paikgachha Upazila, Phultala Upazila, Rupsa Upazila, Sonadanga Thana, Terokhada Upazila

Post Codes for Khulna District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
99Khulna-1Noni Gopal MondulBangladesh Awami League
100Khulna-2Nazrul Islam ManjuBangladesh Nationalist Party
101Khulna-3Begum Monnuzan SufianBangladesh Awami League
102Khulna-4Molla Jalal UddinBangladesh Awami League
103Khulna-5Narayan Chandra ChandaBangladesh Awami League
104Khulna-6Md. Sohorab Ali SanaBangladesh Awami League
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
99Khulna-1BAL (51.93)BAL (53.46)BAL (47.67)
100Khulna-2BNP (57.78)BNP (46.89)BNP (44.47)
101Khulna-3BNP (52.20)BAL (33.18)BNP (40.31)
102Khulna-4BNP (54.18)BAL (40.10)BAL (34.83)
103Khulna-5JI (49.56)BAL (41.41)BAL (43.32)
104Khulna-6JI (56.89)BAL (38.09)JI (40.51)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
16 December of 1971, Independent Bangladesh was established but Khulna was under the control of Pakistan Army. Next on 17 December as the Pakistani Army surrendered in the Circuit House ground then Khulna got her Independence. Pir Khan Jahan Ali came to preach Islam in this district about 400 years ago. In 1926 Mahatma Gandhi came to Khalishpur to inspire the Swadeshi Movement.
Places to see
Agriculture 25.11%, fishing 1.66%, agricultural labourer 11.3%, wage labourer 7.15%, industry 16.38%, transport 4.09%, constructions 1.53%, service 18.93%, others 12.22%.
Newspapers
Dailies: Tribiun, Janmobhumi, Anirban, Probaho, Purbanchal, Janabarta, Tatthya, Rajpather Davi, Satya Khabar, Hizbullah, Pathaker Kagoz, Juger Sathi, Kalantor, Viswabarta, Mail; Weeklies: Khulna, Rupsa, Padoddhoni, Chhayapath, Ganobani; Periodicals: Purushottomadyuti, Shikar, Padatik. Extinct Periodicals: Agami, Ityadi, Deshkal.
Rivers Rupsa-Pasur, Bhairab, Shibsha, Dharla, Bhadra, Ball, and Kobadak.
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