Bagerhat • Chuadanga
• Jessore • Jhenaidah
• Khulna • Kushtia
• Magura • Meherpur
• Narail • Satkhira
Division is an administrative region in south-west
Bangladesh. It has a population of almost
30 million. Its headquarter is Khulna district.
• 1 Geography
• 2 Constituent districts
• 3 Economy
• 4 Education
• 5 See also Geography
The region, ex-political entity (1947-1971)
borders the Rajshahi Division to the north,
the Dhaka Division and Barisal Division, formerly
part of Khulna Division to the east, the Bay
of Bengal to the south and the state of West
Bengal (in India) to the west.
Part of the Ganges River delta or Greater
Bengal Delta is in the north of the region.
Other rivers include the Madhumati River,
the Bhairob River and the Kopotokkho River.
The region also has several islands in the
Bay of Bengal.
Khulna Division consists of the following
1. Bagerhat District
2. Chuadanga District
3. Jessore District
4. Jhenaidah District
5. Khulna District
6. Kushtia District
7. Magura District
8. Meherpur District
9. Narail District
10. Satkhira District
Khulna was the backbone of the East Pakistan's
main foreign currency earner Jute industry.
There are many large Jute mills located in
Khalispure near Khulna city processing Jute
fiber, besides the other heavy industries
like Khulna News Print Mills and Khulna Hardboard
Mills. The country's second sea-port, Mongla
Port and the only ship building industry of
the country is also located within Khulna
The largest mangrove forest in the World the
Sundarban is spread over the three districts
of Satkhira, Khulna and Bagherhat in the division.
The division boasts notable educational institutions
including the Khulna University of Engineering
and Technology, B.L College Khulna University,
Jhenaidaha Cadet College and Jessore Cantonment
Public School. Rotary School, S.B.S.N, Khulna
Lions Schools, St. Josephs School, Khulna
Zilla School etc.