Chittagong Division is located at southern
part of the country has an area of 33771 sq. km and
a population of 23.99. It has 11 districts and 38 municipalities.
is the biggest seaport and second largest town in Bangladesh
situated near the Bay of Bengal. It is 264 km away east
of Dhaka, famous for hill areas, natural beauty and
for the seashore. Chittagong is also known of the town
of Aulias (Muslim saints).
lake at Chittagong]
green hills and forests, its broad sandy beaches
and its fine cool climate always attract the holiday-markers.
Described by the Chinese traveler poet, Huen Tsang
(7th century A.D) as "a sleeping beauty emerging
from mists and water" and given the title
of "Porto Grande" by the 16th century
combines remains true to both the descriptions even
today. It combines the busy hum of an active seaport
with the shooting quiet of a charming hill town.
Shahi Jama-e-Masjid and Qadam Mubarak Mosque are two
of the most impressive buildings in the city. It is
also worth visiting the Ethnological Museum in the Modern
City, which has interesting displays on Bangladesh's
tribal peoples. There are good views and cooling breezes
from Fairy Hill in the British City in the northwestern
sector of the city.
Chittagong is the country's chief port and is the main
site for the establishment of heavy, medium and light
industries. Bangladesh's only steel mill and oil refinery
are also located in Chittagong.
Tourist Spots in Chittagong Division :
memorial Museum - Ethnological
Museum - Court
Chittagong City: Sitakundu
& Inani Beach