Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Khulna City Skyline and other Images - Part 1

Khulna was a subdivision of Jessore District, was formed as the first subdivision in Bengal in 1842. The district was formed in 1882, comprising the then Khulna and Bagerhat subdivisions of Jessore district, Satkhira subdivision of 24 Parganas district (India) and the Sundarbans. Khulna was declared as a Pouroshava in 1884 and promoted to a Municipal corporation in 1984 on the platinum jubilee of Khulna Pouroshava. In 1990 Khulna has been declared as a City Corporation.

Khulna is the headquarter of Khulna District and the principal city of Khulna Division. It is located in the southern part of Bangladesh and situated on the banks of the Rupsha and Bhairab River. The River port of Khulna is one of the oldest River port in Bangladesh. Khulna is the 3rd largest city in Bangladesh. Often referred to as; Industrial City in the country. It is one of the important industrial and commercial zone of the country. It has a Sea port named Mongla on its outskirts, 38 km from Khulna City, which is the 2nd seaport in Bangladesh. Khulna is also the gateway of Sundarban (home of Royal Bengal Tiger).

The population of the city (under the jurisdiction of the City Corporation), was 1,000,000 in 2007 estimation. The wider Statistical Metropolitan Area had at the same time an estimated population of 1,435,422. The city is 333 km (by road) southwest from the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, or 133 km as the bird flies. To which it is connected by road, air, railway and waterways.

Viewers / Readers,
All the images have been collected from various sources on the internet. The Skyline of the 3rd largest city Khulna in Bangladesh is growing. Some high-rise constructions have already been built and some are going to be built in the near future. Take a look:

Skyline Images - Khulna City:

Highrise Buildings in Khulna City:

Other Images of Khulna:

Thanks a lot.

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