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  1. Chittagong is the second most populous city and main seaport of Bangladesh. It is a major commercial, financial and industrial hub. Located on the Karnaphuli River, it is the administrative seat of Chittagong District and Chittagong Division. The metropolitan area has a population of 4 million residents. The city straddles hilly terrain and faces the Bay of Bengal.
  2. Chittagong a.k.a. Chittagong Division is geographically the largest of the seven administrative divisions of Bangladesh. It covers the south-easternmost areas of the country, with a total area of 33,771.18 km² and a population at the 2011 census of 28,423,019.

There are other places with in their name, like Chittagong College, Chittagong University, University of Chittagong.


"Chittagong" is the soundtrack album of 2012 film.


"Chittagong" is a 2012 Indian historical war drama film directed by Bedabrata Pain. The film stars Manoj Bajpai in the lead role and is based upon actual events of British India's Chittagong Uprising. The film features music by trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy and sound by Resul Pookutty. The world premier of film was on 10 April 2012. Chittagong released on 12 October 2012 and nett grossed Rs 3.1 million at Indian boxoffice.This film won the 60th National Film Award for the Best Debut Film of A Director.

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Google previewThe Baptist Magazine (1843)

Chittagong is a district 120 miles long and about 25 wide, including a million of inhabitants, whose capital, also called Chittagong, is 340 miles east from Calcutta. Here Mr. Johannes and Mr. Fink reside, in the midst of a mixed population of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mohammedan law, Bengal revenue terms, sanscrit, hindoo and other words used in the East Indies, with full explanations ... (1802)

by Samuel Rousseau

Chittagong is a large city,sifituated amongst trees upon the banks of the sea, and is a ...

Google previewClimate Change in Bangladesh (2013)

Confronting Impending Disasters by Harun Rasid, Bimal Paul

While Chittagong is a port city it is also a major industrial center of Bangladesh. Cox's Bazar has a vibrant tourist economy providing employment opportunities for a large working population. Because of these two metropolitan areas the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words Used in the East Indies, with Full Explanations (1805)

The Leading Word of Each Article Being Printed in a New Nustaleek Type, to which is Added, Mohammedan Law and Bengal Revenue Terms by Samuel Rousseau

"Chittagong is a large city, situated amongst trees upon the banks of the sea, ...

Google previewSufism and Saint Veneration in Contemporary Bangladesh (2011)

The Maijbhandaris of Chittagong by Hans Harder

Chittagong is a place with many names. In common Bengali speech today, at least three forms of the name have currency: the local Cāṭig or Cāṭ'g, its purified and written variant Caṭṭagrām, and the English Chittagong. The district is also ...

Google previewThe Christian Spectator (1822)

Chittagong is a town in the eastern extremity of Bengal. Mr. De Bruyn went there in 1812, and laboured among the Mugs: a wild, uncivilized people in the neighborhood,with much success. In the latter part of the year 1817, Mr. De Bruyn , ...

Google previewMissionary Register (1829)

-- CHITTAGONG Is a district. 1 co miles by an average of ...

Google previewBaptist Missionary Magazine (1843)

Chittagong is a district 120 miles long and about 25 wide, including a million ofinhabitants, whose capital, also called Chittagong, is 340 miles east from Calcutta. Here Mr. Johannes and Mr. Fink reside, in the midst of a mixed population of ...

Google previewBengal Catholic Herald (1843)

Chittagong is a very romantic place, — on the separated Hills which rise from 100 to 150 feet on the level of the Sea, are very fine houses where the respectable people of the place reside, from these may beseen the Island of Sundeep and the ...

Google previewThe Northern Farmer (1852)

Burnham's description of Chittagongs in the “ Massachusetts Ploughman," some two years ago :-_ “The Chittagong is a very sn rl courageoua and exceedingly hard); c"l: generally, interspersed with lightlsh ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Bangladesh (2010)

by Syedur Rahman

Chittagong had been a part of the Hindu kingdom of Tripura (now reduced to a state in India), which also ruled much of the districts of Comilla and Noakhali. It was conquered by the Buddhist king of Arakan in the ninth century and by the ...

Google previewDictionary of Asia Pacific Business Terms (2004)

by Chwee Huat Tan

Chittagong Export Processing Zone The Chittagong Export Processing Zone is one of the two EPZs in Bangladesh. It is located about 6 kilometres from the business centre, 3 kilometres from the port, and 7 kilometres from the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

The indigenous inhabitantsare collectively referred toasthe Chittagong Hill Tribes , Chakmas, or Jummas. The Chakmas are the largest of the 13 tribes, comprising almost half of the tribal population. The term Jummasrefersto the tribals' ...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of South Asia (2015)

by Jivanta Schottli, Subrata K. Mitra, Siegried Wolf

Due to the fact that Bangladesh's international trade is essentially sea-borne, one of the major tasks is the extension and modernization of port facilities at Chittagong and Mongla. Export Processing Zones (EPZ): Bangladesh has established ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of South Asia (1998)

Bangladesh by S. K. Khanna, K. N. Sudarshan

A large number of barges and coasters carry imported cargo from Mongla and Chittagong ports to Khulna, Dhaka, Narayanganj and other business and industrial ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Historic Places: Asia and Oceania (1994)

by Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda

As the twentieth century dawned, Chittagong found itself under unpopular and ineffectual British rule. Bengal was partitioned in 1905, but the division was so controversial that it was revoked six years later, when the new province of Bengal ...

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