SYLHET DIVISION HAVE FOUR DISTRICTA : (1) SYLHET (2) MOULVIBAZAR (3) SUNAMGANJ (4) HOBIGANJ
ABOUT SYLHET DISTRICTS
Sylhet District is located in north-east Bangladesh, it is one of the four districts in the Sylhet Division.
Geography and climate
Sylhet District has an area of 3,490 km²; and is bounded by the districts of Maulvi Bazar, Sunamganj, Habiganj along with Cachar andKarimganj districts of India.
The physiography of Sylhet consists mainly of hill soils, encompassing a few large depressions known locally as "beels" which can be mainly classified as oxbow lakes, caused by tectonic subsidence primarily during the earthquake of 1762.
Sylhet experiences a hot, wet and humid tropical climate. The city is within the monsoon climate zone, with annual average highest temperatures of 23°C (Aug-Oct) and average lowest temperature of 7°C (Jan). Nearly 80% of the annual average rainfall of 3,334 mm occurs between May and September.
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Administration Sylhet District was established on 3 January 1782. Until 1878, Sylhet was under the jurisdiction of Dhaka. In that year, Sylhet was included in the newly created Assam Province. Until 1947 (excepting the Banga Bhanga period of 1905-1911) it remained a part of Assam. In 1947, as a result of a referendum, it was attached to the East Pakistan and was included in the Chittagong.
The greater Sylhet was divided into four new districts: Sylhet, Sunamganj, Habiganj and Maulvi Bazar in 1983-1984. On 1 August 1995, Sylhet was declared as the 6th division of the country consisting of the four districts of the greater Sylhet. Sylhet district consists of 12 upazillas, 2 municipalities, 37 wards, 233 mahallas, 98 union parishads, 1,693 mouzas and 3,249 villages. The upazillas are Balaganj, Beanibazar, Bishwanath, Companiganj, Fenchuganj, Golapganj, Gowainghat, Jaintiapur, Kanaighat, Sylhet Sadar, South Surma and Zakiganj.
Sylhet SadarSylhet District consists of 11 sub-districts or Upazilas. Sometimes thana is used instead of upazila, but all thana is not upazila. Upazila can consists one or more than one thanas. So the upazilas/thanas in Sylhet district are: