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Khulna City Corporation


Khulna City Corporation area 40.79 sq km, located in between 24°45' and 24°54' north latitudes and in between 89°28' and 89°35' east longitudes. It is bounded by dighalia upazila and khan jahan ali thana on the north, batiaghata' upazila on the south, rupsa and Dighalia upazilas on the east and dumuria upazila on the west.

Population Total 770498; male 423496, female 347002.

Water bodies Main Rivers: Rupsa and bhairab.

City Corporation
City Corporation Thana Ward Mahalla Population Density (per sq km) Literacy rate (%)
1 4+1 (Part) 29+4 (Part) 145 770498 18889 71.52
Thana
Thana Area (sq km) Ward Mahalla Population Density (per sq km) Literacy rate (%)
Kotwali 51 9.45 9 63 250651 26524 72.86
Khan Jahan Ali (Part) 48 1.07 1 (Part) 2 5177 4838 73.30
Khalishpur 45 11.47 9+1 (Part) 41 235018 20490 73.72
Daulatpur (Part) 21 10.38 5+1 (Part) 30 107573 10363 68.85
Sonadanga 85 8.42 6+1 (Part) 9 172079 20437 68.91

Source Bangladesh Population Census 2001, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics.

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Khulna City Corporation at a glance
Declared as Pouroshava 12 December 1884
Upgraded to Municipal Corporation 12 December 1984
Declared as City Corporation 6 August 1990
First Mayor (Selected) Kazi Aminul Haque
First Elected Mayor Sk. Tayebur Rahman
Current Mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque
Number of holding 51675
Population 884445
Density of Population 12616.90 (per sq km)
Wards 31
Ward commissioners 31
Reserved Seats for woman commissioners 10
Police Station 3
Hospitals 2
Roads 356.64 km
Drains 642.18 km
Super Markets 4
Park 6
No. of Public Hall 2
Community Center 20
Gymnasium 3
Graveyard and Cemetery 8
Bus Terminals 2
Traffic signal 16
No. of Ghats 2

Source Bangladesh Population Census 2001, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics; Field Reports.

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