What is Barisal known for?

What is Barisal known for?

Barisal is a rice producing center of Bangladesh. Balam (a kind of basmati) is the most popular rice in Barisal. It is also famous for betel leaf, a typical south Asian chewing item. Barisal is also known for its hog plum.

How many districts are there in Barisal division?

six districts
Administration. The division is subdivided into six districts (zilas) and thence into 42 sub-districts (upazilas; Rangabali in Patuakhali and Taltoli in Barguna being the most recent). Lower level administrative areas are 353 union parishads, 3,159 mouzas, 12 municipalities, 25 wards and 4,163 villages.

How many universities are there in Barisal?

The university houses twenty-four academic departments under six faculties….University of Barisal.

বরিশাল বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Doctoral students
Location Kornokathi ,(Dhaka-Patuakhali Hwy), Barisal , 8200 , Bangladesh22.6599°N 90.3620°E
Campus Suburban (50 acres)

Which country is Barisal located?

Barisal, officially called Barishal, city, south-central Bangladesh. It lies in the delta of the Padma (Ganges [Ganga]) and Jamuna (Brahmaputra) rivers on the Kirtonkhola, an offshoot of the Arial Khan River.

What is the old name of Barisal?

Barisal District, officially spelled Barishal District from April 2018, is a district in south-central Bangladesh, formerly called Bakerganj district, established in 1797.

What do you like about Barisal?

Rivers and boat ride It epitomizes Bangladesh being a riverine country. The waterway in Barisal span 433 nautical miles that take up 6% of the total area of Barisal. The views of the rivers are astonishingly beautiful. It is sensational to watch the sun going down on the horizon from the Meghna river.

How old is Barisal?

Barisal was declared as a division on 1 January 1993. Barisal Paurasabha was formed in 1957 and it was turned into a city corporation in 2000. Of the 10 upazilas of the district hizla is the largest (515.36 sq km) and banaripara is the smallest (134.86 sq km) in size.

When was Barisal University established?

University Of Barishal – বরিশাল বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়/Founded

How many states are there in Bangladesh?

Divisions of Bangladesh

Divisions of Bangladesh বাংলাদেশের বিভাগ Bangladesher bibhag
Category Unitary state
Location People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Number 8
Populations Highest: 36,054,418 (Dhaka) Lowest: 8,325,666 (Barisal)

What is the biggest division in Bangladesh?

Chittagong Division
Chittagong Division, officially known as Chattogram Division, is geographically the largest of the eight administrative divisions of Bangladesh. It covers the south-easternmost areas of the country, with a total area of 33,909.00 km2 (13,092.34 sq mi) and a population at the 2011 census of 28,423,019.