Cities of Bangladesh: The place where live a large a large number of people is called city. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics defines that if any administrative populated area of Bangladesh have the population of 100,000 or more than 100,000 is called city. Besides, if the population of administrative populated area have less than 100,000 is called town.
Cities of Bangladesh
The cities are governed by city corporations and Pourashavas. The largest cities of Bangladesh are governed by City Corporations and other cities are governed by Municipal Corporations or Pourashavas.
Largest cities of Bangladesh governed by City Corporation
The major 10 cities are managed by City Corporation of Bangladesh. They play vital role in economic growth of our country. Also, helps overall progress and developments of the country.
Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh. According to the UN reports, it is the fastest growing megacity of the world. The population is more than 10 million. About 3-4 lacs new migrants come to Dhaka annually. Most of them comes from rural and poor area of the country. There are lots of slum here and there in Dhaka. Women, old people child’s and are often seen to beg. Also, people are appears to sleeping on the roads. The highest number of people of Bangladesh lives in Dhaka, a combination of different culture, nature, and community as the people comes from different places. In a word, Dhaka is a little piece of Bangladesh.
Chittagong is a seaport city. It is located on the southern coastal area of Bangladesh. The main international sea port is in Chittagong. It is the second largest city after Dhaka. Both the rural and urban life appears in Chittagong. Its economic growth is increasing day by day. About $20 billion of Bangladesh annual gross comes from exports. Also, Chittagong developed food, pharmaceuticals, textile, garments and steels industries.
The oldest river port of Bangladesh. It is an industrial and economic city. The city is enriched with so many industries, especially textile industries and jute miles. Population of is the main problem of the city. Besides, pollution is another common problem.
Cities have wide systems for sanitation, housing, communication, transportation and utilities. But, pollution and population are the main problem of the cities of Bangladesh. 3 cities have more than 1 million people and capital of Bangladesh has more than 10 million people. Population is a great thread for our city and getting unhygienic and unhealthy. That’s why the cities are being ineligible day by day.