Dhaka Division

administrative division of Bangladesh

Dhaka Division is an administrative division of Bangladesh. The capital and largest city is Dhaka. The division has an area of 31,119.97 square kilometres (12,015.49 square miles). It has a population of 38,678,000.

Dhaka Division
ঢাকা বিভাগ
Map of Bangladesh showing Dhaka division
Map of Bangladesh showing Dhaka division
Coordinates: 24°10′N 90°25′E / 24.167°N 90.417°E / 24.167; 90.417
 • Total31,051 km2 (11,989 sq mi)
 (2011 census)
 • Total46,729,000
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)

The division of Dhaka is next to the Indian state of Meghalaya to the north, Barisal and Chittagong Divisions on the south, Sylhet Division to the east, Rajshahi and Khulna Divisions to the west.