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Bandarban is located in the South-East of Bangladesh. Bandarban is a hilly District and Bandarban municipality is the district town. It is a fast-growing city, which is 324 km away from Dhaka city. It is beside the Sangu River and well connected with road and water. It is one of the oldest towns in the sub-continent and was declared Municipality in 1984. Bandarban is one of the 53 district-level Municipalities in the country.
According to the population census in 2011 by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the Bandarban city population was 41,434. The urban population growth in Bandarban is 3.01% per year. Considering 10% floating population, such as farmers and traders, comes to the city every day, the present (2020) population is estimated to be around 59,520.
- Prepared by: CWIS-FSM Support Cell, DPHE
- Date of production: 18/10/2021
- Last update: 14/06/2022