Gazipur City:(গাজীপুর) is the city in central Bangladesh. It is situated in the Gazipur District. This city is near the capital Dhaka City. It has a 1.19 million people. Joydebpur is the previous name of this city. Gazipur district is one of the earliest and historical Cities. This place is consisted with hundreds years old custom. Gazipur district was recognized in 1984.
Gazipur City is bordered by Kishoreganj and a part of Mymensingh district to the north. Dhaka and Narayanganj districts are situated to the south. Kishoreganj and Narsingdi districts are located to the east. The Dhaka and Tangail districts are located in the west. There are five upazilas in Gazipur City Corporaion.
Gazipur City is the largest industrial city of Bangladesh. There are a lot of industries are operating in this city. Generally it is a developed area for garments. Government, Private and international companies have built industries here. A lot of people are working in these industries. There are five universities are located in Gazipur City. Nuhash Palli of great legend Humayun Ahmed can be tracked in this city. It is the city in the bank of the river Turag River.
Tourist Spots of Gazipur City are Bhawal National Park, Nandan Park and more. There are many picnic spots here. It is very near to Dhaka. The visitor can visit this city within a day. However Gazipur City is a industrial city, it bring many historical places. These places always attract travelers.
Gazipur City is the home of Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology and Islamic University of Technology. The only international university in the fields of engineering and technology is located here. From Dhaka traveler can reach here traveling by train, bus, or private car. It is forty five minutes journey from Dhaka. Buses are accessible from Banai, Gulisthan Airport and Tongi.