Bandarban a district under Chittagong division in Bangladesh

Bandarban a district under Chittagong division in Bangladesh

Bandarban is a district in Bangladesh under the Chittagong division.  It is in the southeastern part of Bangladesh. The place is famous for tourism.

Bandarban means the dam of monkeys. Sangu, Matamuhuri, and Bbakkhali are the main rivers of the region. There are three highest peaks in these districts. They are Tahjindong, Mowdok Mural, and Keokradong. And there is a lake called Raikhiang. Chimbuk peak and Boga Lake are two famous attractions of the district.

About Bandarban

It is a part of the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The other part is Rangamati and Khagrachhari. The District is founded on 18 April 1981. The total area is 4,479.01 sq-km. During the war liberation-war in 1971, Bandarban was under Sector 1.

The place is popular for the tribal indigenous community. There are more than fifteen ethnic minorities living in the district. They are mainly Marma, Chakma, Bawm, Murong,  Khumee, Tripura, Khyang, and Lushei. The local people keep their heritage for a long time.

It is bordered by Rangamati on the north, Myanmar is on the south and east, Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar district on the west.

Upazilas

  • Sadar Upazila
  • Thanchi
  • Lama
  • Naikhongchhari
  • Ali Kadam
  • Rowangchhari
  • Ruma

Weather / Climate and Temperature

  • Highest average temperature: June 39.50 Celsius
  • Lowest Average temperature: January, 11.80 Celsius.
  • The average amount of rainfall is 4285 mm.

Top Tourist Spots

It is one of the most attractive travel destinations in Bangladesh. This attraction is only for Bangladeshi citizens. Foreigners need extra permission from the Home Ministry to visit the place. It requires more than one month to get permission.

  • Golden Temple
  • Chimbuk
  • Boga Lake
  • List of Tourist Spots

Education

There are five colleges, one technical college, and a private university.

Hotels and Accommodations

  • Hotel Hill View
  • Venus Resort
  • Sairu Hill Resort
  • Hotel Night Heaven
  • Nilgiri Hill Resort
How to Go

It is very easy for Bandarban. From Dhaka, there are many direct buses. It goes via Chittagong.

Important Notes

  • Postal Code is 4600
  • NWD Code is 0361
  • Nearest Airport is in  Chittagong / Coz’s Bazar
  • Government official website  –  www.bandarban.gov.bd
  • Wikipedia – Wikipedia
  • Location -situated in 21°11´ and 22°22´ north latitudes and at 92°04´ and 92°41´ east longitudes.

 

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