Dhaka

Dhaka is the capital and largest city of . It is the largest city by population in the historical region of and a major city in .
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Popular Destinations

includes Motijheel, the centre of finance and business, the University of Dhaka, a historic area with a number of museums, and Tejgaon-Dhanmondi, home to large shopping malls, markets and a variety of eateries. Photo: Rangan Datta Wiki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a term used to refer to the historic old city of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Photo: SabbirAbeir, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a district that can be further divided into Gulshan-Banani, an upper-class district…

The outer suburbs of Dhaka are a large semi-rural and industrial area in the north and east of the capital.

Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
The Khan Mohammad Mirza Mosque is a historical mosque in Dhaka, . Photo: Ragib, CC BY 2.5.

Castle
also known as Zinzira Palace, or Qasr-i-Jazirah, is a palace built by the Mughal governor, Ibrahim Khan II, in the late 17th century in , on the banks of the Old Ganges river.

Monument
The is a national monument in Dhaka, , established to commemorate those killed during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations of 1952 in then East Pakistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hindu temple
is a Hindu temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a Thana of Dhaka, the capital of .

Quarter
Shankhari Bazaar is one of the oldest areas in . Photo: Ahemed Imteaz-nsu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is the oldest neighbourhood of Dhaka, which existed before Mughal Period.

Dhaka

Latitude
23.702° or 23° 42' 7.2" north
Longitude
90.37° or 90° 22' 12" east
Open Location Code
7MMGP92C+Q2
Population
6,970,000
IATA airport code
DAC
United Nations Location Code
BD DAC
Elevation
23 metres (75 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 3442474911
Geo­Names ID
1185241
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Dakka
  • Achinese: Dhaka
  • Afar: Dakka
  • Afrikaans: Dhaka
  • Akan: Dhaka
  • Albanian: Daka
  • Albanian: Dhaka
  • Amharic: ዳካ
  • Arabic: Dhaka
  • Arabic: دكا
  • Aragonese: Dhaka
  • Armenian: Դաքքա
  • Assamese: ঢাকা
  • Asturian; Bable: Daca
  • Asturian; Bable: Dacca
  • Asturian; Bable: Dhaka
  • Awadhi: ढाका
  • Azerbaijani: Dəkkə
  • Bashkir: Дакка
  • Basque: Dhaka
  • Belarusian: Дака
  • Bengali: জাহাঙ্গীর নগর
  • Bengali: ডাককা
  • Bengali: ঢাকা
  • Bengali: ঢাকা শহর
  • Bengali: মসজিদের শহর
  • Bengali: রিকশার রাজধানী
  • Bhojpuri: ढाका
  • Bihari : ढाका
  • Bishnupriya: ঢাকা
  • Bosnian: Dhaka
  • Breton: Dhaka
  • Bulgarian: Дака
  • Burmese: ဒါကာမြို့
  • Catalan: Dacca
  • Catalan: Dhaka
  • Cebuano: Dhaka
  • Central Bicolano: Dhaka
  • Central Kurdish: داکا
  • Chechen: Дакка
  • Chichewa; Nyanja: Dhaka
  • Chinese: Dhaka
  • Chinese: 达卡
  • Chinese: 达卡市
  • Chinese: 達卡
  • Cornish: Dhaka
  • Corsican: Dacca
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Dakka
  • Croatian: Dhaka
  • Czech: Dháka
  • Danish: Dhaka
  • Dimli: Deka
  • Divehi: ޑާކާ
  • Dutch: Dhaka
  • Eastern Mari: Дакка
  • Eastern Mari: Дакке
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: داكا
  • English: Dacca
  • English: Dhaka City
  • Erzya: Дакка
  • Esperanto: Dako
  • Estonian: Dhaka
  • Extremaduran: Dacca
  • Fijian Hindustani: Dhaka
  • Finnish: Dhaka
  • Franco-Provençal: Dhaka
  • French: Dacca
  • French: Dhaka
  • Frisian: Daka
  • Gaelic (Scots): Dhaka
  • Gallegan: Dacca - ঢাকা
  • Gallegan: Dacca
  • Gan Chinese: 達卡
  • Georgian: დაკა
  • German: Dhaka
  • Greek: Ντάκα
  • Greek: Ντάκκα
  • Gujarati: ઢાકા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Daka
  • Hakka Chinese: Dhaka
  • Hausa: Dhaka
  • Hebrew: דאקה
  • Hindi: ढाका
  • Hungarian: Dakka
  • Icelandic: Dakka
  • Ido: Dhaka
  • Iloko: Dhaka
  • Inari Sami: Dhaka
  • Indonesian: Dhaka
  • Ingush: Дакка
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Dhaka
  • Interlingue: Dhaka
  • Irish: Dhaka
  • Italian: Dacca
  • Italian: Dhâkâ
  • Jamaican Creole English: Daaka
  • Japanese: ダッカ
  • Kabiyé: Taakaa
  • Kabyle: Dakka
  • Kalaallisut: Dhaka
  • Kannada: ಢಾಕಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Dakka
  • Kazakh: Дакка
  • Khmer: ដាក្កា
  • Kikuyu: Dhaka
  • Kirghiz: Дакка
  • Kongo: Dhaka
  • Korean: 다카
  • Kurdish: Daka
  • Ladino: Dhaka
  • Lao: Dhaka
  • Latin: Dacca
  • Latvian: Daka
  • Letzeburgesch: Dhaka
  • Lezghian: Дакка
  • Ligurian: Dhaka
  • Lithuanian: Daka
  • Lombard: Dhaka
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Dhaka
  • Macedo Romanian: Dhaka
  • Macedonian: Дака
  • Maithili: ढाका
  • Malay (generic): Dhaka
  • Malayalam: ഢാക്ക
  • Malayalam: ധാക്ക
  • Maori: Dhaka
  • Marathi: ढाका
  • Min Dong Chinese: Dhaka
  • Min Nan Chinese: Dhaka
  • Minangkabau: Dhaka
  • Mingrelian: დაკა
  • Mongolian: Дака
  • Mongolian: Дакка
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: داكا
  • Nepali: ढाका
  • Newari: ढाका
  • Northern Frisian: Dhaka
  • Northern Luri: داکا
  • Norwegian: Dhaka
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dhaka
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dhaka
  • Novial: Daka
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Dhaka
  • Oriya: ଢାକା
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Даккæ
  • Panjabi: ਢਾਕਾ
  • Papiamento: Dhaka
  • Persian: داکا
  • Piemontese: Dacca
  • Polish: Dhaka
  • Portuguese: Daca
  • Portuguese: Dacca
  • Portuguese: Dhaca
  • Raeto-Romance: Dhaka
  • Romanian: Dacca
  • Romanian: Dhaka
  • Russia Buriat: Дакка
  • Russian: Дакка
  • Rusyn: Дгака
  • Sanskrit: ढाका
  • Santali: ᱰᱷᱟᱠᱟ
  • Sardinian: Daca
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Dhaka
  • Scots: Dhaka
  • Serbian: Дака
  • Serbo-Croatian: Dhaka
  • Shona: Dhaka
  • Sicilian: Dacca
  • Sindhi: ڍاڪا
  • Sinhalese: ඩකා
  • Sinhalese: දකා
  • Slovak: Dháka
  • Slovenian: Daka
  • Sorbian, Upper: Dhaka
  • South Azerbaijani: داکا
  • Spanish: Daca
  • Spanish: Dacca
  • Sundanese: Dhaka
  • Swahili (generic): Dhaka
  • Swedish: Dacca
  • Swedish: Dhaka
  • Tagalog: Dhaka
  • Tajik: Дака
  • Tajik: Дакка
  • Tamil: டாக்கா
  • Tatar: Dakka
  • Tatar: Дакка
  • Telugu: ఢాకా
  • Thai: ธากา
  • Tibetan: དྷ་ཁ།
  • Tosk Albanian: Dhaka
  • Turkish: Dakka
  • Turkmen: Dakka
  • Udmurt: Дакка
  • Uighur: داكا
  • Uighur: داككا
  • Ukrainian: Дакка
  • Urdu: ڈھاکہ
  • Uzbek: Dakka
  • Venetian: Dhaka
  • Veps: Dakk
  • Vietnamese: Dhaka
  • Volapük: Dhaka
  • Waray (Philippines): Dhaka
  • Welsh: Dhaka
  • Western Panjabi: ڈھاکا
  • Western Panjabi: ڈھاکہ
  • Wu Chinese: 达卡
  • Yakut: Даака
  • Yakut: Дака
  • Yiddish: דאקא
  • Yoruba: Dhaka
  • Yue Chinese: 達卡
  • Dakah
  • Mujib City
  • জাহাঙ্গীরনগর

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