Chandpur


Chandpur

      river port, south-central Bangladesh, situated at the confluence of the Dakatia and Meghna (Meghna River) rivers. It is a major jute-shipping centre, connected by road and rail with Comilla, near the eastern border with India, and Noakhali to the southeast. Chandpur is linked by river boat to Goalundo Ghat to the northwest, Narayanganj to the northeast, and through the swampy Sundarbans region to Kolkata (Calcutta) (Calcutta) to the west. Industries served by Chandpur's thermal power station include jute presses and match and chemical factories. Chandpur was constituted a municipality in 1897. Pop. (2001) 91,390.

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