Chittagong

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Chittagong
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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 22.366667°N, 91.8°E
Altitude:
Present Day Details
Place Name: Chittagong
State/Province: Chittagong Division
Country: Bangladesh
Transport links
Assam-Bengal Railway
Bengal and Assam Railway
FibiWiki Maps
See our interactive map of this location showing
places of interest during the British period
[xxxxx Chittagong]



Chittagong was the headquarters of a division and district of the same name during the British period. It was developed as a port in conjunction with the construction of the Assam-Bengal Railway which established its headquarters there.

Today, Chittagong is Bangladesh's second largest city and main seaport.

Cemeteries

Chittagong: Christian Cemeteries by Susan Farrington and John Radford, 1999, 136pp. MIs and Burial Registers. 70 illustrations, plans.
See BACSA Books.
BACSA have put the indexes to these cemetery books online and these indexes are free to browse. If an indexed name is of interest then application can be made to BACSA for details of the relevant burial inscription - charges apply for this service

External links

  • Chittagong Town Imperial Gazetteer
  • Images: Chittagong Airfield WW2: Map and Details from a publication Air Route Information India published by 229 Group Transport Command Front Cover image "Royal Air Force Commands"