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Khilgaon Thana

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Country  Bangladesh
District  Dhaka District
Area  14.02 km²
Division  Dhaka Division
Time zone  BST (UTC+6)
Elevation  23 m
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Khilgaon (Bengali: খিলগাঁও) is a Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is bounded by Badda Thana on the north, Motijheel, Sabujbagh and Demra Thanas on the south, Rupganj Upazila on the east, Ramna and Tejgaon Thanas on the west.

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Map of Khilgaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Geography

Khilgaon is located at 23.750833°N 90.426389°E / 23.750833; 90.426389. Its total area is 14.02 km².

Demographics

Khilgaon has a population of 59,248. Males constitute 54.78% of the population, and females 45.22%.

Administration

Khilgaon has 3 Unions/Wards, 13 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 9 villages.

Transportation

Three major buses are available: Midway Transportation, Bahan Transportation, and Himachol transportation. These buses link between Khilgaon and Motijheel, Dhanmondi, Mohammadpur, Gulshan, Mirpur.

Flyover bridge

Khilgaon Flyover is the maiden flyover bridge of Bangladesh history.

Education

Average literacy rate of the thana is 57.5%; male being 61.52% and female 53.74%. There is a university College named Khilgaon Model University College. Other higher secondary, secondary and primary schools and colleges are Khilgaon High School, Khilgaon Government High School & College, Khilgaon Girls High School & College, National Ideal School & College, Future Commerce College, Quality Education School & College, Rokeya Kindergarten, Shahid Babul Academy, South-Point School & College, Faizoor Rahman Ideal Institute, E. Hoque College, Bangladesh Commerce College, Dhaka Ideal School & College, Ali Ahmed High School etc. Moreover, Permanent Campus of South Point University (Private) is in under construction.

Area of Restaurant

Khilgaon is very famous for Restaurants. People from other parts of dhaka come to Khilgaon area for recreation and fooding. There are also some renowned chain shops located at Khilgaon.

References

Khilgaon Thana Wikipedia


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