KHULNA district with an area of 4394.46 sq km, is bounded by JESSORE and NARAIL districts on the north, the BAY OF BENGAL on the south, BAGERHAT district on the east, SATKHIRA district on the west and and located at Latitude: 22°47'N (22.783) Longitude: 89°32'E (89.533)

Annual average temperature is 35.5°C and lowest 12.5°C; annual rainfall is 1710 mm. The main rivers are Rupsa-Pasur, Bhairab, Shibsha, Dharla, Bhadra, Ball, and Kobadak.

The Sundarbans(166814 hectares) is the largest mangrove forest in the world. The royal Bengal tiger inhabits the area; There are many other rare animals in the area, including monkeys, chitra deer, crocodiles, wild cocks, wild pigs and thousands of kinds of birds.

Khulna (Town) consists of 38 wards and 183 mahallas. The area of the town is 20.60 sq km. It has a population of 2378971; male 52.79%, female 47.21%.The literacy rate among the town people is 57.81%.

Historical events: 16 December of 1971, Independent Bangladesh was established but Khulna was under the control of Pakistan Army. Next on 17 December as the Pakistani Army surrendered in the Circuit House ground then Khulna got her Independence.

Pir Khan Jahan Ali came to preach Islam in this district about 400 years ago.

In 1926 Mahatma Gandhi came to Khalishpur to inspire the Swadeshi Movement.
Khulna At a Glance
Area: 4394km2
Upazila Road: 692.81 km
Union Road: 493.61Km
Village Road: 1921.4Km VA
3193.93Km VB
Population: 2334285
Density: 537 per sq kmKm2
Literacy: 43.90%
No. of Upazila: 9
No. of Union: 68
No. of Pourashava: 2
No. of Primary School: 2408
No. of High School: 830
No. of College: 50
Procurment, Khulna