Dhaka division is the largest division in Bangladesh. Dhaka city is the capital of Bangladesh. It stands by the side of the Buriganga River. Dhaka division is an ancient and historical area of Bangladesh. In the British period its name was Dacca division.
Dhaka division is covered with over twenty thousand square kilometers area. Over thirty six million people are living in this division. Dhaka division is bounded with northern Mymensingh division and southern Barishal division. Chittagong division is situated on the south-east of the Dhaka division.
Dhaka city is consisted with two city corporations as well as Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation, thirteen districts, ninety three upozilas and one thousand two hundred and thirty nine union parishads.
Name of the district of Dhaka division are Dhaka, Faridpur, Gazipur, Gopalgonj, Kishoreganj, Madaripur, Manikganj, Munsiganj, Narayanganj, Narsingdi, Rajbari, Shariatpur and Tangail.
Most of the industries and business centers have established in Dhaka division. There is an EPZ situated at Gazipur district in Dhaka division. Most of the largest factories and industries of Bangladesh spread over the Dhaka division. Most of the people are service holder of government and private sectors. With over seven hundred and fifty companies the Dhaka Stock Exchange is situated at Dhaka.
Dhaka division is a historical place. A lot of historical Masonic established in Dhaka division. The weather of Dhaka division is very comfortable. A lot of visitors have come to Dhaka division every year. People of Dhaka division are very active on their workplace. On the festival time these people celebrate and enjoy their holidays.
A large number of public and private educational institutes are established in Dhaka division. Dhaka University and Jahangirnagor University are situated in Dhaka division.
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is located in Dhaka division. The communication system of Dhaka division is very easy. People use bus, train, boat and air to move around the country and abroad.