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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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[xxxxx Dacca]

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


Bangladesh Burials : Monumental Inscriptions in Dhaka and other Cemeteries by Susan Farrington, 2012, 205pp
The third volume of the author’s trilogy on European graves in Bangladesh, with numerous illustrations, cemetery plans and 2 maps
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

Historical books online