in Dhaka District of Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 23.736 and 90.414 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 23° 44' 10" and E 90° 24' 51"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Taka - BDT
- Spoken languages:
- Bengali, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:17 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Dhaka
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:47 am and 5:54 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
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Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Bangladesh.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bangladesh. Last Update: 2019-09-19 07:22:38
Delve into Paltan
Paltan in Dhaka District (Dhaka Division) with it's 184,492 habitants is located in Bangladesh a little north of Dhaka, the country's capital town.
Current time in Paltan is now 01:17 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Dhaka with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Paltan, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Bangladesh is Dhaka / Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 12 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Bangladesh is Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat in a distance of 84 mi (or 134 km), South-West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dhaka, Agartala, Mymensingh, Magura and Barisal. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F
|Morning Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1005.3 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Monday, 23rd of September 2019
31°C (89 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 24th of September 2019
31°C (89 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 25th of September 2019
24°C (76 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
PAN PACIFIC SONARGAON DHAKA
Sarina Dhaka Five Star Business Boutique Hotel
Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden
Lake Shore Hotel & Apartments
The Way Dhaka
Six Seasons Hotel House 19 Road 96
Golden Tulip The GrandMark-Dhaka
Videos from this area
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Train for World Ijtema congregation at Tongi, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 01 Feb 2009
Train journey to World Ijtema congregation 'Akheri Munajat' at Tongi Dhaka on 01 Feb 09.
Happy New Year 2015 | Fireworks show at Wari, Dhaka
Celebration of Happy New Year 2015 at Wari, Dhaka, Bangladesh by displaying beautiful Firework Show.
The Print Media (Quality Offset Print) in Dhaka, Bangaldesh
Quality Offset Printing Press In Dhaka, Bangladesh 257 Fakirapool, Motijheel (Garam Panir Gali) Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. Mobile : 01712 668009, Email : firstname.lastname@example.org, Web ...
Qurbani Eid dhaka, Bangladesh - HD - Komolapure Hariana goru 2013.
Khub iccha boshe aftabnagar e jawar aage, ek chokkor marlam komolapur, shei shomoi er ek nojor.
Qurbani Eid Dhaka, Bangladesh - Komolapure cha khawar shomoi 2011.MPG
Shoni-bar shokale komolapure, video aita cha khawar shomoi tule chelam, tokhon onek goru chelo, kinto raat jeye deklam shob shesh, 05-11-2011.
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BANGLADESH & The Rocket boat river trip.
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Dhaka Bangladesh, view from rikshaw.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Dhaka Medical College and Hospital
Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), established in 1946 during the British colonial rule, is a medical college in Bangladesh. It is situated at Bakshibazar area of Dhaka city. It is neighbored by University of Dhaka and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Since its establishment, Dhaka Medical College is continuously playing a pioneering role in dispersing medical education among young pupils.
Suhrawardy Udyan formerly known as Ramna Race Course ground is a national memorial located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is named after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. Originally it served as the military club of the British soldiers stationed in Dhaka. It was then called the Ramna Race Course and later Ramna Gymkhana. After the end of colonial rule, the place - sometimes referred to as Dhaka Race Course - was used for legal horse racing on Sundays.
Bangabandhu National Stadium
Bangabandhu National Stadium, (Bengali: বঙ্গবন্ধু জাতীয় স্টেডিয়াম) also known as Dhaka Stadium, and formerly known as Dacca Stadium is the national stadium and a multipurpose sports arena in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is located in the Motijheel area in the heart of the city. Its current name was given to honour Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the nation, also known as "Banga bandhu" or "Friend of Bengal".
Supreme Court of Bangladesh
The Supreme Court of Bangladesh (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ সুপ্রীম কোর্ট) is the highest court of law in Bangladesh. It is composed of the High Court Division and the Appellate division, and was created by Part VI Chapter I of the Constitution of Bangladesh adopted in 1972. This is also the office of the Chief Justice, Appellate Division Justices, and High Court Division Justices of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
BIRDEM, the Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders at Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh is a 600-bed multidisciplinary hospital complex of the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh. It has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre on Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, as the only on of its kind in Asia. The late national professor Muhammad Ibrahim is its founder. Associated with the hospital is the Ibrahim Medical College.
Islamic University of Technology
Islamic University of Technology or IUT (Bengali: ইসলামিক ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ টেকনোলজি) is an internationally recognized educational and research institution in Bangladesh. It is regarded as one of the top universities for technical education in Bangladesh. The main objective of IUT is to contribute in developing the human resources of the member states of the OIC, particularly in the fields of Engineering, Technology and Technical Education.
Kamalapur railway station
Kamalapur Railway Station is the central railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The station is the largest in the country and the most important terminal for transportation between Dhaka and the rest of Bangladesh. It is also one of the most modern and striking buildings in Dhaka designed by American architect Robert Boughey. The Kamalapur railway station is situated in the north-east side of Motijheel.
Willes Little Flower School
Willes Little Flower School and College is one of the first English medium school in the heart of Dhaka, Bangladesh and was established in 1956 by Philanthropist Josephine Willes. Willes has a long national reputation for academic excellence. The proximity of University of Dhaka, the National Cultural community, and downtown Dhaka has created a socially diverse community with high academic expectations and a strong belief in quality education.
Shapla Square (Bengali: শাপলা চত্ত্বর, Shapla Chottor) is a huge sculpture at the heart of Motijheel near the center of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh. It depicts a Shapla (water lily, or more commonly referred to as the Lotus flower, since Shapla is the actual blossom and not the lilly pad itself), the national flower of Bangladesh. The sculpture is surrounded by a fountain. The location also marks a mass grave of Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971.
Shahbag is a major neighbourhood and a police precinct or Thana in Dhaka, the capital and largest city of Bangladesh. It is also a major public transport hub, and serves as a junction between two contrasting sections of the city—Old Dhaka and New Dhaka—which lie, respectively, to its north and south.
Motijheel is a Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Ramna is a thana (upazila) of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Sabujbagh is a Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Khilgaon is a Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is bounded by Badda Thana on the north, Motijheel, Sabujbagh and Demra Thanas on the south, Rupganj Upazila on the east, Ramna and Tejgaon Thanas on the west.
Shishu Park (Bengali: ঢাকা শিশু পার্ক) is the only public sector children's amusement park in Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Established in 1979 on 15-acre of land, it is the first children's amusement park in Bangladesh. Established as a profit making venture by Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, the government-owned tourism promotion agency in Bangladesh, it is maintained by Dhaka City Corporation as its only entertainment park since 1983.
Central Public Library (Dhaka)
Central Public Library of Bangladesh (between 1996 and 2007 it was named Begum Sufia Kamal National Public Library) is the largest public library in Bangladesh.
Baldha Garden is an enriched botanical garden which spans 3.15 acres of land located at Wari in the old part of the city of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. It has a collection of 672 species of plants. The Baldha Garden is now managed as a satellite unit of the National Botanical Garden by the Department of Forestry. Baldha Garden is one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in Bangladesh. It was established by Narenda Narayan Chawdhury.
Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha
Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha, or RAJUK literally the Capital Development Authority of the Government of Bangladesh, is a Bangladeshi public agency responsible for coordinating urban development in Dhaka, Bangladesh. RAJUK is composed of various public officials, city planners, urban administrators, engineers and architects. It is the National Authoritative Board on building planning, estates and resources, plot allotment and construction approvals from both public and private entities.
Motijheel Model High School and College
Motijheel Model High School and College (Bengali: মতিঝিল মডেল হাই স্কুল অ্যান্ড কলেজ) is one of the best schools of Bangladesh.
National Board of Revenue
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) (Bengali: জাতীয় রাজস্ব বোর্ড) is the central authority for tax administration in Bangladesh. It is under the Internal Resource Division of Ministry of Finance. NBR is the authority for tax policies and tax laws in Bangladesh.
National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation
The National Institute of Traumatology & Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR) is an orthopedic hospital as well as undergraduate & post-graduate institute, situated at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is established in 1972 after liberation war of Bangladesh. It's also the first ever rehabilitation institute in Dhaka. The government set up the institute to spread medical knowledge and to make more efficient doctors for the country.
Dhaka University Film Society
Dhaka University Film Society also known as DUFS is a voluntary students' organization of the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh. Originally Formed in 1962, the society worked strongly for several years before lapsing, to be revived in 1991.
2013 Shahbag protests
The 2013 Shahbag protests, associated with the Shahbag neighborhood of Dhaka, Bangladesh, began on February 5, 2013, and later spread to other parts of Bangladesh, demanding capital punishment for Abdul Quader Mollah and others convicted of crimes against humanity during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. On that day, the International Crimes Tribunal had sentenced Abdul Quader Mollah to life in prison after he was convicted on five of six counts of war crimes.
Shahbagh Square, also known as Shahbagh Circle, is a major road intersection and public transport hub located in the Shahbagh thana in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The intersection connects some of the important areas of Dhaka such as Gulshan, Farmgate etc. It is also surrounded by some significant landmarks including Bangladesh National Museum, Suhrawardy Udyan, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University etc.
Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI)
Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI), established in 1958, is a large organization for businessmen in Bangladesh according to the Companies Act 1913 (amended in 1994). DCCI has 14800+ members whose are contributing rapidly in business field of Bangladesh. DCCI has mutual trade relation with lots of countries of the world. DCCI also got many awards & recognition for its activities from different organizations.
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Info Session - Skilled Migration To Australia & Canada
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India Product Show 2019 Dhaka
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Paltan, Dhaka, Bangladesh