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Sylhet

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Location of Sylhet in Bangladesh
Location of Sylhet in Bangladesh
Country  Bangladesh
Division Sylhet Division
Established 1782
Area
 • Total 3,490.40 km2 (1,347.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total 2,675,346
 • Density 766.4869/km2 (1,985.192/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total 46%
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+7 (BDST)
Postal code
3100
Website http://www.dcsylhet.gov.bd/

Sylhet District is a district of Bangladesh. It is one of the four districts in the Sylhet Division.

Most people living in the district follow Islam as a religion. More than 80% of people are Muslim. Hinduism is the second largest religion in this country.

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