Paltan is a Thana of , the capital of . It is often said to be the center of Dhaka, dividing "Old Dhaka" and "New Dhaka". Paltan was made a thana in 2005 by then Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia.

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is the oldest university in . is situated 2 km west of Paltan. Photo: Mamun2a, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as Dhaka Stadium, and formerly known as Dacca Stadium, is the national stadium and a multipurpose sports arena in , Bangladesh. Photo: TasminTripty, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Baitul Mukarram, also spelled as Baytul Mukarrom is the National Mosque of . Photo: আহসান হাবীব, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hindu temple
Dhakeshwari National Temple is a Hindu temple in , Bangladesh. is situated 2½ km west of Paltan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

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is a district of . It includes Motijheel, the centre of finance and business… Photo: Rangan Datta Wiki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a district of , the capital of . Photo: SabbirAbeir, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the capital and largest city of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Paltan. See this page's contributions. Photo: Sourav Das, CC BY 2.0.