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Chittagong

চট্টগ্রাম

Chottogram
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The Queen of Eastern Bengal, Commercial Capital of Bangladesh
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Chittagong District
Establishment 1340
Granted city status 1863
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Body Chittagong City Corporation
Area
 • City 168.07 km2 (64.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • City 2,581,643
 • Metro
4,009,423
 • Demonym
Chittagongians
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
4000
Calling code 31
Website Chittagong City Corporation

Chittagong (officially called Chattogram or Chattagram) is a city in southeast Bangladesh near the Karnaphuli River. The city is the capital of the Chittagong district and division. The city alone has around 5.5 million people. It is one of the quickest growing cities in the world.

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