Sylhet district: A to Z information

Sylhet district is situated in sylhet division which is located in the north-east Bangladesh. This district is well-known in Bangladesh for tea production. Most of the tea is produced in the mountain areas of sylhet.

This is the best tourist place for visitors. In the past sylhet was under the province of assam. It has high mountains which has increased the beauty of this district. Again the communication systems are developed.

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Name Of  District Sylhet District
Established in 3 January 1782
Division Sylhet Division
Area 3452.07 square kilometers
Language Bangla
Population 3434188
Boundary by Khasia-Jainta hills of India on the north, Maulvi Bazar district on the south, Kachhar and Karimganj districts of India on the east, Sunamganj and Habiganj districts on the west.
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Bimanbandar (part) 110.59
Kotwali 17.22
Jalalabad 133.36
Dakshin Surma (part) 78.82
Moglabazar 115.83
Shah Paran (part) 63.56


Universities 7
Private Medical College:  5
Masters level colleges: 2
Degree colleges: 10
Government Primary Schools 200
Government High Schools 305
Polytechnic Institute 2

Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Monica Ali
Parliament Member Mahmudus Samad Chowdhury
Freedom Fighter Manik Lal Roy
Politician Abul Maal Abdul Muhith
Journalist and Writer Syed Mujtaba Ali
Poet Dilwar Khan
Footballer Yeamin Ahmed Chowdhury Munna
Actor Salman Shah
Actress Afshan Azad
Scientist Sudhansu Datta Majumdar
Researcher Abdul Malik
Historian Syed Murtaza Ali

Tourist Places

Stone monument of Jaintapur, Mound of Gharduara, Gaiyabi Mosque, tombs of Hazrat shah jalal (r) and shah paran (r), Abu Torab Mosque, Nawabi Masque, Mughal Mosque at Akhalia, Dhaka Dakshmin Temple, Tin Mandir (trio temple).

Newspapers :

Daily Yugveri (1930), Al-Islah (1931), Daily Jalalabadi, Daily Sylhet Bani, Daily Ajker Sylhet
Weekly Sreehatta Prokash (19th century), Paridarshak (19th century), Sreehatta Mihir (19th century), Weekly Chronicle (1900), Janashakti (1921).

Branch of Bank

There are all commercial and government bank in Gazipur district. Some of them are below:

Bangladesh Bank
Address: Telihaor Rd, Sylhet 3100
Phone: 0821-716298

BRAC Bank Limited
Address: BRAC Bank Sylhet Branch
Pallabi Trade Center (Gr& 1st Floor)
Sunamgonj Road, Sylhet

Dutch-Bangla Bank Fast track
Address: Sylhet

NRB Commercial Bank Limited
Address: Sylhet

Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited
Address: Sylhet Branch, Al-Falah Tower (1st floor)
Dhupadighir Purbopar, Dhupadighir Par East
Sylhet 3100
Phone: 0821-725115

NRBC Bank Limited
Address: Sylhet
Phone: 0821-711486

Pubali Bank Ltd
Address: Sylhet

AB Bank Limited
Address: Rongdhonu Biponi Bitan, 1st Floor, Central Bus Terminal Road, Verthokhola, Sylhet, N208, Sylhet 3100


Apollo Information Centre Sylhet
Sahib Shopping Complex (1st Floor), EastZindabazar, Sylhet
Mobile: 01713-047461
Tel: 0409-4116111

The Central Diagnostic & Consultation Center
Midtown Complex (1st Floor), Rikabibazar,Sylhet Sadar, Sylhet 3100
Tel: 01558-460945

Al-Nur Eye Clinic
House 7, Road 8, Block AUposhahar, SylhetSadar, Sylhet 3100
Tel:0821 715620, 01716-753657

Arogyo Poly Clinic
Sylhet Sadar, Sylhet 3100
Tel: 0821 712311,
0821 714744

Bangkok Hospital Medcial Center. Thailand
33, Housing Estate, AmberKhana Sylhet-3100
Tel: 0821-724499, 724500, 01715-001006, Fax 0821-724490

Central Hospital
Howapara, Sylhet
Tel: 0821-714849, 01714000730

City Poly Clinic & Shishu Hospital
Old Medical Road, Sylhet
Tel: 0821-715433,

Central Poly Clinic
Shylhet Sadar, Sylhet
Tel: 722241

Durre Samad Rahman Red Crescent Women’s Medical College
Zindabazar,Chowhatta, Sylhet-3100
Tel: 716214,719027, Fax: 0821-810500

I.D. Hospital
Private Hospital & Clinic ,Sylhet Sadar,Kotowali/ShylhetSadar, Sylhet
Tel: 716602

Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College
Tarapur, Sylhet
Tel: 719090-6, Fax: 0821-719096

Jalalabad Clinic
Madhushaheed, Sylhet
Tel: 0821-713778, 0821-712460

Ma-Moni Hospital
Kumarpara, Sylhet
Tel: 0821-713211, 0821-718171

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