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Khulna District

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The Khulna District (Bengali: খুলনা জেলা, Khulna Jela also Khulna Zila) is a district of Bangladesh. It is located in the Khulna Division, bordered on the north by the Jessore District and the Narail District, on the south by the Bay of Bengal, on the east by the Bagerhat District, and on the west by the Satkhira District.[3] It was the very first sub-division of United Bengal Province established in 1842 under Jessore district. On 1 June 1882, by notification of the official gazette published from Kolkata, Khulna and Bagerhat sub-division of Jessore district and Satkhira sub-division of 24 Pargana district formed the new Zila 'Khulna'.

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Khulna district
খুলনা জেলা
Clockwise from top-left: House of Rabindranath Tagore's father-in-law, Bamboo transported on the Poshur, Ten Dome Mosque, Rupsa Bridge, View of fields near Chalna
Location of Khulna District in Bangladesh
Location of Khulna District in Bangladesh
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Coordinates: 22.35°N 89.30°E / 22.35; 89.30
CountryFlag_of_Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh
DivisionKhulna Division
SeatDistrict council, Khulna
  Deputy CommissionerMohammad Helal Hossain, PAA
  Total4,389.11 km2 (1,694.64 sq mi)
 (2022 census)[1]
  Density600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+06:00 (BST)
Postal code
HDI (2019)0.690[2]
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