Dacca

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Dacca
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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 23.709923°N 73.330059°E
Altitude: 4 m (13.12 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Dhaka
State/Province: Dhaka District
Country: Bangladesh
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Dacca was the headquarters of Dacca District in the division of the same name in Bengal Province during the British period. It was part of Eastern Bengal and Assam Province during the temporary Partition of Bengal in 1905. It is now the capital of the independent state of Bangladesh.

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Dhaka
Variants: Dacca

History

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Cemeteries

Places of interest

Education

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External links

  • Narinda Christian Cemetery, Dacca, contains many photographs. Blog called Revisiting the Past – Zyma Islam. Scroll down to the oldest blog which is at the bottom of the page.
  • This India List post details some BACSA records for Dacca.
  • Details of the book Armenian Graves, Inscriptions and Memorials in India: Dacca 1722-1977 by Liz Chater 2011
  • Church of Bangladesh has its headquarters in Dhaka

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