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Barishal

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Local Government Engineering Department (LGED)
Office of the Executive Engineer ,LGED ,LGED Bhaban ,Bandth Road ,Barisal
Barishal ৮২০০, Bangladesh.
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About BARISHAL

Barisal district is criss-crossed by plenty of rivers that earned her the nickname 'Dhan-Nodi-Kaal, Ei tine Barisal' (rice, river and canal built Barisal). Barisal is located in south-central Bangladesh, formerly a district called Bakerganj, it is now a division. The town lies in the Ganges (Padma) River delta on an offshoot of the Arial Khan River (Kirtonkhola). Barisal town was under the control of the Roychoudhury family, which now has moved to Calcutta. Incorporated as a municipality in 1876 and upgraded to city corporation in 2002.It is linked by steamer with Dhaka (73 miles [117 km] north) and with Chittagong to the southeast.
Due to its location and easy access to both riverine and marine navigation channels, it has become a transshipment centre for rice, hides, and pulses. Bakery, textile, pharmaceutical products are output of a few industrial installation.
The max. annual average temperature is 35.1°C, minimum 12.1°C; annual rainfall is 1955 mm.
Barisal City is an old port on the Kirtankhola on the northern shore of the Bay of Bengal in southern Bangladesh. It is now the divisional headquarter of the Barisal Division and consists of 30 wards and 50 mahallas. The area of the town is 19.99 km².[5] Barisal municipality was established in 1957 and was turned into a City Corporation in 2000.
Barishal At a Glance
Area: 2791km2
Upazila Road: 968.98 km
Union Road: 1021.93Km
Village Road: 3074.24Km VA
4227.84Km VB
Population: 2300771 (2011)
Density: 844Km2
Literacy: 57%
No. of Upazila: 10
No. of Union: 86
No. of Pourashava: 5
No. of Primary School: 1444
No. of High School: 376
No. of College: 96
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