Sylhet

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Sylhet (Sylheti:, সিলেট), is a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh.wikipedia
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Sylhet Division

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It is the administrative seat of Sylhet Division.
Sylhet Division (সিলেট বিভাগ, Sylheti: ), is the northeastern division of Bangladesh, named after its main city, Sylhet.

Bangladesh

People's Republic of BangladeshBangladeshiBangla Desh
Sylhet (Sylheti:, সিলেট), is a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh.
One of the notable Muslim preachers was Shah Jalal who arrived in the region of Sylhet in 1303 with many other disciples to preach the religion to the people.

Bengal

Bengal regionBengal, IndiaBengali
The city is located on the right bank of the Surma River in northeastern Bengal.
The city of Sylhet is its largest urban center, and the region is known for its unique dialect.

Humayun Rashid Choudhury

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Humayun Rashid Choudhury, a diplomat from Sylhet, served as President of the UN General Assembly and Speaker of the Bangladesh National Parliament.
Choudhury was born in Sylhet in the then British India on 11 November 1928.

Sylhet City Corporation

The Sylhet City Corporation was constituted in 2001.
Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) is a self-governing organisation which governs the municipal areas of Sylhet.

M. A. G. Osmani

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The city is served by the Osmani International Airport which is named after General M A G Osmani, the Commander of the Bangladesh Liberation Forces.
Osmani attended Cotton School in Sylhet, matriculating at Sylhet Government Pilot High School in 1934.

Sylheti language

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Sylhet (Sylheti:, সিলেট), is a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh.
After returning home in the 1870a, he designed a woodblock type for Sylheti Nagari and founded the Islamia Press in Sylhet town.

Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran

Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran was a longtime mayor of Sylhet.
He has already been elected twice as mayor of Sylhet City.

Bengal Presidency

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Originally part of the Bengal Presidency and later Eastern Bengal and Assam; the town was part of Colonial Assam between 1874 and 1947, when following a referendum and the partition of British India, it became part of East Bengal.
The Chittagong, Dhaka and Rajshahi divisions, the Malda District and the States of Hill Tripura, Sylhet and Comilla were transferred from Bengal to a new province, Eastern Bengal and Assam; the five Hindi-speaking states of Chota Nagpur, namely Changbhakar, Korea, Surguja, Udaipur and Jashpur State, were transferred from Bengal to the Central Provinces; and Sambalpur State and the five Oriya states of Bamra, Rairakhol, Sonepur, Patna and Kalahandi were transferred from the Central Provinces to Bengal.

Tea production in Bangladesh

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It is also the largest hub of tea production in Bangladesh.
Commercial cultivation of tea began in the Mulnicherra Estate in Sylhet in 1857.

Bishnupriya Manipuri language

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The majority of the population are of Sylheti ethnic background, while there are significant minority groups which includes the Bishnupriya Manipuri, Khasi and others.
spoken in parts of the Indian states of Assam, Tripura and others, as well as in the Sylhet region of Bangladesh, Burma, and other countries.

Bangladeshi diaspora

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People from Sylhet form a significant portion of the Bangladeshi diaspora, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as other countries in the Middle East.
Mass migration started since the days of the British Raj, where lascars from Sylhet were often sent to the United Kingdom.

Para-Commando Brigade (Bangladesh)

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The cantonment is also home of the School of Infantry and Tactics (SI&T) and the 1st Para-commando Battalion, an elite commando unit of the Bangladesh Army.
They were flown in from Sylhet to carry out a counter-assault and free the hostages.

Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College

Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College and Hospital
Sylhet is also home to many hospitals that strategically provide healthcare to the community such as the Shahid Shamsuddin Hospital District Hospital, Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College, North East Medical College, Sylhet Women's Medical College, Parkview Medical College, Ibn Sina Hospital Sylhet Ltd, Noorjahan Hospital (pvt) Ltd, Oasis Hospital, Mount Adora Hospital, Square Medical Service, Popular Medical Service, Medinova Medical Service, Labaid Ltd and the Mohanagar Hospital as well as world's leading five star hospital such as the Al Haramain Hospital.
It is located in the Pathantula area of Bimanbandar Thana, in Sylhet.

Sylhet Women's Medical College

Sylhet is also home to many hospitals that strategically provide healthcare to the community such as the Shahid Shamsuddin Hospital District Hospital, Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College, North East Medical College, Sylhet Women's Medical College, Parkview Medical College, Ibn Sina Hospital Sylhet Ltd, Noorjahan Hospital (pvt) Ltd, Oasis Hospital, Mount Adora Hospital, Square Medical Service, Popular Medical Service, Medinova Medical Service, Labaid Ltd and the Mohanagar Hospital as well as world's leading five star hospital such as the Al Haramain Hospital.
It is located in Mirboxtola, in central Sylhet.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines operates several flights from Sylhet to the United Kingdom and the Middle East.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines, commonly known as Biman, pronounced, is the national flag carrier of Bangladesh, having its main hub at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka with its flights also operating from its secondary hubs at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong as well as Osmani International Airport in Sylhet.

North East Medical College

North East Medical College and Hospital
Sylhet is also home to many hospitals that strategically provide healthcare to the community such as the Shahid Shamsuddin Hospital District Hospital, Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College, North East Medical College, Sylhet Women's Medical College, Parkview Medical College, Ibn Sina Hospital Sylhet Ltd, Noorjahan Hospital (pvt) Ltd, Oasis Hospital, Mount Adora Hospital, Square Medical Service, Popular Medical Service, Medinova Medical Service, Labaid Ltd and the Mohanagar Hospital as well as world's leading five star hospital such as the Al Haramain Hospital.
It is located in South Surma Upazila, on the southern fringes of Sylhet.

Bimanbandar Thana (Sylhet)

Bimanbandar Thana
Bimanbandar Thana is a thana of Sylhet City.

Moulvibazar District

MoulvibazarMaulvibazar DistrictSouth Sylhet
At present, Sylhet is the district-headquarters as well as the divisional headquarters of the districts of Sunamganj, Habiganj, Moulvibazar and Sylhet District.
Moulvibazar is in Sylhet, a district to the North-East of Bangladesh.

Eastern Bengal and Assam

East Bengal and Assam(Lieutenant) Governor DesignateAssamese province
Originally part of the Bengal Presidency and later Eastern Bengal and Assam; the town was part of Colonial Assam between 1874 and 1947, when following a referendum and the partition of British India, it became part of East Bengal.
The Assam and Sylhet Valleys were home to the largest tea plantations in the world, and became famous for producing high-quality Assam tea.

Jalalabad Cantonment

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The Bangladesh Army's 17th Infantry Division is based at Jalalabad Cantonment in Sylhet.
Jalalabad Cantonment is a cantonment located in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Shah Kamal Quhafa

Shah Kamal Qahafah
He was a descendant of Shah Kamal Quhafa, one of the disciples of Shah Jalal.
Shah Kamal sought audience with Shah Jalal Yamani upon arriving at Sylhet.

Chittagong

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It is one of the most important cities of Bangladesh, after Dhaka and Chittagong due to its importance to the country's economy.
Trains to Dhaka, Sylhet, Comilla, and Bhairab are available from Chittagong.

Dhaka

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It is one of the most important cities of Bangladesh, after Dhaka and Chittagong due to its importance to the country's economy.
Dhaka also hosted the ICC World Twenty20, along with Chittagong and Sylhet, in 2014.

Conquest of Sylhet

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In 1303, the Sultan of Bengal Shamsuddin Firoz Shah conquered Sylhet by defeating the local Hindu Raja.
To this day, Gour Govinda's fort still remains in Chowhatta, Sylhet.