Sirajganj


Sirajganj

      city in central Bangladesh. It lies just west of the Jamuna River (the name of the Brahmaputra (Brahmaputra River) in Bangladesh) and is about 70 miles (110 km) northwest of Dhaka. Sirajganj is an important jute collection, processing, and trade centre that has road, rail, and river connections to major cities. Its jute mills were the first to be established in the Bengal area. It was constituted a municipality in 1869. The city has several government colleges and many private institutions of higher education. The Bangabandhu Bridge, one of the largest in South Asia, was completed across the Jamuna River in 1998, connecting Sirajganj with Bhuapur on the river's east bank. Pop. (2001) 128,144.

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