Gazipur - Bangladesh

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Gazipur is a fast-growing city, which is 25 km away from the Dhaka city. It is beside the Turag and Balu Rivers and it is well connected with road, water, and railways. It is one of the oldest towns in the sub-continent and was declared City Corporation in 2013. Gazipur is one of the 12 City Corporation in the country.

According to the population census in 2011 by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the Gazipur city population was 1,592,053. The urban population growth in Bangladesh is 3.5% 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 2,603,766.

SFDs made by WaterAid Banglad in 2018 and by CWIS-FSM Support Cell, DPHE in 2022. Both reports are available for download

  • Prepared by: CWIS-FSM Support Cell, DPHE
  • Date of production: 16/12/2022
  • Last update: 13/02/2023