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Sylhet

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

Meghalaya

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It is bordered by the Indian states of Meghalaya, Assam and Tripura to the north, east and south, respectively; and by the Bangladeshi divisions of Chittagong to the southwest and Dhaka and Mymensingh to the west.
The state is bounded to the south by the Bangladeshi divisions of Mymensingh and Sylhet, to the west by the Bangladeshi division of Rangpur, and to the north and east by India's State of Assam.

Bangladesh

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Sylhet Division (সিলেট বিভাগ, Sylheti: ꠍꠤꠟꠐ ꠛꠤꠜꠣꠉ ), is the northeastern division of Bangladesh, named after its main city, Sylhet.
On 6 July, the Sylhet region of Assam voted in a referendum to join East Bengal.

Dhaka Division

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It is bordered by the Indian states of Meghalaya, Assam and Tripura to the north, east and south, respectively; and by the Bangladeshi divisions of Chittagong to the southwest and Dhaka and Mymensingh to the west.
Dhaka Division is bounded by Mymensingh Division to the north, Barisal Division to the south, Chittagong Division to the east and south-east, Sylhet Division to the north-east, Rangpur Division to the north-west, and Rajshahi Division to the west and Khulna Divisions to the south-west.

Shah Jalal

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A Muslim saint, Shaikh al Mushaek Jalal Uddin, popularly known as Shah Jalal, arrived in Sylhet in 1303 CE from Mecca via Delhi, together with 360 companions and army generals such as Sikander Ghazi, Syed Nasiruddin and Khwaja Burhanuddin Qahafan, who defeated Govinda of Gaur. Famous religious places include the shrines of Shah Jalal, Shah Farhan (popularly known as Shah Paran), Shah Kamal Quhafa in Shaharpara and Sipahsalar Syed Nasiruddin in Habiganj for Muslims.
Jalal's name is associated with the spread of Islam into north-eastern Bengal through Sufism, part of a long history of travel between the Middle East, Persia, Central Asia and South Asia.

Chittagong Division

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It is bordered by the Indian states of Meghalaya, Assam and Tripura to the north, east and south, respectively; and by the Bangladeshi divisions of Chittagong to the southwest and Dhaka and Mymensingh to the west.
Before 1995, the four districts of Sylhet Division were also a part of Chittagong Division.

Divisions of Bangladesh

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Sylhet Division (সিলেট বিভাগ, Sylheti: ꠍꠤꠟꠐ ꠛꠤꠜꠣꠉ ), is the northeastern division of Bangladesh, named after its main city, Sylhet.
In 1993, Barisal Division was off from Khulna Division; in 1995, Sylhet Division was split off from Chittagong Division; and in 2010 (25 January), Rangpur Division was split off from Rajshahi Division.

1947 Sylhet referendum

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In 1947, following a referendum and the Partition of India, almost all of erstwhile Sylhet became a part of East Pakistan, barring the Karimganj subdivision, which was incorporated into the new Indian state of Assam.
The Sylhet referendum was a referendum held in Sylhet to decide whether Sylhet would remain in Assam and join the new country of India or would join the province of East Bengal and the new country of Pakistan.

British Bangladeshi

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According to the St. Albans District Council: the majority of British Bangladeshis are of Sylheti ethnic origin.
During the 1970s, large numbers of Bangladeshis immigrated to the UK, primarily from the Sylhet Division.

Karimganj district

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In 1947, following a referendum and the Partition of India, almost all of erstwhile Sylhet became a part of East Pakistan, barring the Karimganj subdivision, which was incorporated into the new Indian state of Assam.
It is located in Central Assam and borders Tripura and the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh.

Bengali language

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By the 15th century, Sylhet became a centre of the Assam and Bangla languages.
In the dialects prevalent in much of eastern and south-eastern Bangladesh (Barisal, Chittagong, Dhaka and Sylhet Divisions of Bangladesh), many of the stops and affricates heard in West Bengal are pronounced as fricatives.

Sylheti language

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Sylhet Division (সিলেট বিভাগ, Sylheti: ꠍꠤꠟꠐ ꠛꠤꠜꠣꠉ ), is the northeastern division of Bangladesh, named after its main city, Sylhet.
Sylheti (Sylheti: ꠍꠤꠟꠐꠤ, সিলেটি) is an Indo-Aryan language, primarily spoken in the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh and in the Barak Valley of the Indian state of Assam.

Jaflong

Jaflong, Sylhet
There are many natural landmarks people tend to visit, such as the Keane Bridge, Amjad Ali Clock, Lalakhal, Jaflong, Lakatura Tea Garden, Madhabkunda Waterfall, Raturgal Swamp Forest, Tilagor Haor, Lawachara, and Bishnakandi.
Jaflong is a hill station and tourist destination in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Habiganj District

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In addition, the 16th century Krishna Chaitanya's's ancestral homes are in Golapganj and Habiganj. The Sylhet Division is subdivided into four districts (zillah): Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj and Sylhet. Hindu temples, such as Shri Chaitanya Dev Mandir in Dhakadakshin, Kali Mandir of Jainpur, Narayan Shiva Mandir of Khasa Pandith Para of BeaniBazar, Sri Mahaprabhu Bigraha Akhra of Jaldhup in Beanibazar, Shakti Piths temple of Kirit Devi Kamala, Bagala Matar Mandir of Habiganj, and Kalibari of Jaintiapur are popular.
Habiganj (Bengali: হবিগঞ্জ, Sylheti: ꠢꠛꠤꠉꠘ꠆ꠎ ), formerly known as Habibganj, which was named after its founder Syed Habib Ullah of Taraf kingdom, is a district of the Sylhet Division in the north-eastern part of Bangladesh.

Moulvibazar District

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The Sylhet Division is subdivided into four districts (zillah): Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj and Sylhet.
Moulvibazar (মৌলভীবাজার, Sylheti: ꠝꠃꠟꠅꠤꠛꠣꠎꠣꠞ ) also spelled Maulvibazar, Moulavibazar, and Maulavibazar, is a district of Sylhet Division in North-Eastern Bangladesh.

Sunamganj District

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The Sylhet Division is subdivided into four districts (zillah): Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj and Sylhet.
Sunamganj (সুনামগঞ্জ, Sylheti: ꠡꠥꠘꠣꠝꠉꠘ꠆ꠎ ) is a district located in north-eastern Bangladesh within the Sylhet Division.

Sylhet District

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The Sylhet Division is subdivided into four districts (zillah): Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj and Sylhet.
Sylhet (সিলেট, Sylheti: ꠍꠤꠟꠐ ), located in north-east Bangladesh, is one of the four districts in the Sylhet Division.

East Pakistan

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In 1947, following a referendum and the Partition of India, almost all of erstwhile Sylhet became a part of East Pakistan, barring the Karimganj subdivision, which was incorporated into the new Indian state of Assam.

Sreemangal Upazila

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Srimangal is known as the tea capital of Bangladesh; for miles around, tea gardens are visible on the hill slopes.
Srimangal is an Upazila of Maulvibazar District in the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh.

Sylhet Sadar Upazila

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Sylhet Sadar is an Upazila of Sylhet District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Administrative geography of Bangladesh

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Further, the Sylhet Division contains 35 sub-districts (upazila/thana), 323 union parishad, 10,185 villages and 14 municipalities.
Eastern Bengal: comprising Chittagong Division, Sylhet Division and proposed Comilla Division, known for the Surma-Meghna River System.

Sunamganj Sadar Upazila

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Sunamganj Sadar is an Upazila of Sunamganj District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Shaharpara

Famous religious places include the shrines of Shah Jalal, Shah Farhan (popularly known as Shah Paran), Shah Kamal Quhafa in Shaharpara and Sipahsalar Syed Nasiruddin in Habiganj for Muslims.
The village is at the heart of the Sylhet Division and nestles on the bank of the river Ratna.

Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila

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Moulvibazar Sadar is an Upazila of Moulvibazar District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Beanibazar Upazila

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Hindu temples, such as Shri Chaitanya Dev Mandir in Dhakadakshin, Kali Mandir of Jainpur, Narayan Shiva Mandir of Khasa Pandith Para of BeaniBazar, Sri Mahaprabhu Bigraha Akhra of Jaldhup in Beanibazar, Shakti Piths temple of Kirit Devi Kamala, Bagala Matar Mandir of Habiganj, and Kalibari of Jaintiapur are popular.
Beanibazar is an Upazila of Sylhet District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.