Brief information about the Khulna
Khulna Khulna (Bengali: খুলনা [ˈkʰulna]) is the third-largest city in Bangladesh. It is the administrative seat of Khulna District and Khulna Division. In the 2011 census, the city had a population of 663,342. The Khulna metropolitan area had an estimated population of 1.
022 million in 2014.Khulna is a port on the Rupsha and Bhairab Rivers. A hub of Bangladeshi industry, it hosts many national companies. Khulna is served by Port of Mongla (the second-largest seaport in the country), and is one of the two principal naval-command centres of the Bangladesh Navy.
The navy base BNS Titumir is in the city. A colonial steamboat service, including the Tern, Osrich and Lepcha, continues to operate on the river route to the city. Khulna is considered the gateway to the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest and home of the Bengal tiger.
It is north of the Mosque City of Bagerhat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.