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Full nameBarisal City
Native nameবরিশাল
Settlement typeMetropolitan city
DivisionBarisal Division
DistrictBarisal District
Granted city status2003
City MayorShawkat Hossain Hiron
Total Area7.7 sq mi (19.99 km2)
Total Population210374 (2008)
Density (pop.)10524/km2 (27257.2/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)385093
Other information
Time zoneBST (UTC+6)
Postal code8200
GDP (2005)$00 billion
Calling code0431

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Barisal City ( Bariśāl)) is an old port on the Kirtankhola on the northern shore of the Bay of Bengal in southern Bangladesh and it is 142 km (373km by road) far from capital city Dhaka. It is now the divisional headquarter of the Barisal Division and consists of 30 wards and 50 mahallas. The area of the town is 19.99 km2. Barisal municipality was established in 1957 and was turned into a City Corporation in 2000.

Barisal City has one police academy.

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