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Barisal Division is in Bangladesh.


Map of Barisal Division
  • 1 Barisal — famous for paddy growing and its many small and big rivers

Other destinations[edit]

  • 1 Kuakata — picturesque natural beauty, sandy beach, blue sky, a huge expanse of the water of the bay and evergreen forest


Barisal is known as the "Granary of Bengal" for its rice production. It is still an important rice-producing area of the country. Barisal is a trans-shipment centre for hides, rice, dried beans, dried peas, lentils, chickpeas, and other legumes for Bengal. Bakery, textile, and pharmaceuticals are also produced.

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Numerous rivers and canals force the inhabitants to use boats as the main medium of transportation. The main rivers are the Arial Khan, Bishkhali, Burishwar, Tentulia, Paira, Haringhata, Baleshwar, Kirtankhola, Katcha, and Agunmukha. It is linked by steamer with Dhaka (117 km or 73 mi to the north) and with Chittagong to the southeast. Road communication has improved significantly over last decades with the building of many bridges. The Barisal airport has regular service to Dhaka.

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  • Durga Sagar, the largest lake in southern Bangladesh, is a man-made pond where a number of migratory birds arrive every winter.
  • Guthia Mosque is a mosque complex of Bangladesh having a land area of 5.7 hectares (14 acres).




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