is a divisional city in southwestern Bangladesh. Khulna lies along the Bhairab River.
The city stands on the bank of Rupsha. An important river port and produce collection and trade
it is connected by river steamer, road, and rail to the major cities of the southern Gangetic delta. Shipyards are located 3 miles (5 km) south, on the Kazibacha River.
Forest products from the
Sundarbans supply Khulna's industries, which include jute, oilseed, cotton-textile, paper, and board mills and match and newsprint factories. Khulna
has a university, a Medical college, a BIT, a Cantonment (
Zahanabad Sena Nibash not with a full division ), a Naval Base ( BNS
Titumir) , the country's only Telephone Cable and Newsprint industry.
Country's largest Ship building industry is also there.
Khulna was constituted a municipality in 1884.
Khulna Division consists of the districts of Khulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat,
Jessore, Jhinaidah, Magura, Narail, Kustia, Chuadanga, and Meherpur. The
district of Khulna has 14 upazilas. Its area is 4394.46 sq. km. and population