Khulna is the fourth largest city in Bangladesh. It is on the banks of the Rupsha and Bhairab rivers in Khulna District. It is the headquarters of Khulna Division. It is a major industrial and commercial center. It has a seaport named Mongla on its outskirts, 38 km from Khulna City. There were about 1,000,000 people in 2010 estimation.
|Administrative District||Khulna District|
|Municipal status gained||1984|
|City orporation gained||1990|
|• Mayor||Talukder Abdul Khaleque|
|• Metropolis||59.57 km2 (23.00 sq mi)|
|• Density||14,364/km2 (37,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
|National Calling Code||+880|
|Postal Code||Khulna GPO 9000 & Khulna Head Office 9100|
|Website||Khulna City Corporation Official Khulna District|
The city is 333 km southwest of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka. It is connected by air, road, train and water transportation.
- "Area, Population and Literacy Rate by Paurashava –2001" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-12-17. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
-  2010 Population Estimate. Retrieved on 19 August 2010.
- "Khulna". Banglapedia. Archived from the original on 2009-11-30. Retrieved 2010-05-01.