Dhaka, formerly Dacca, Dakka, capital of Bangladesh, in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, (2011) 7 million residents, as a metropolitan area 11.1 million residents.
Catholic Archbishop’s Seat; TU and several public and private universities, research institutes, museums. Dhaka is the most important industrial center of the country (textile, leather, glass, rubber, food industry, metal processing), strongly growing service sector in the areas of finance, trade, education and health care; international Airport. About a third of the population of the fast growing city (1961: 557,000, 1981: 3.1 million residents) lives in slums (in the old town, in flood-prone lowlands, on the outskirts).
The fort (begun in 1678; unfinished) with the magnificent tomb of Bibi Pari († 1684) , the small caravanserai (1663), the large caravanserai (1664) and the Husani Dalan and Sat mosques are among the numerous Indo-Islamic buildings from the 17th century Gumbat (seven domes) with mausoleums. Important buildings of the 20th century are the Curzon Hall (1921, today university), built in the Indo-Aracen style, and the parliament building “Jatiya Sangsad Bhavan” based on the design by L. Kahn (1982).
Dhaka, the capital of East Bengal in 1608–39 and 1660–1704, came under British rule in 1765. Capital of East Pakistan since 1947, capital of Bangladesh since January 1972.
- Abbreviation: DAC
- Country: Bangladesh
List of Dhaka Acronyms
The most commonly used abbreviations for Dhaka is DAC which stands for Dhaka. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Dhaka, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.
|Dhaka||DU-2||University of Dhaka|
|Dhaka||DU||University of Dhaka|
|Dhaka||DAC||Dhaka, Bangladesh – Zia International Airport|
|Dhaka||DUBAI||University of Dhaka|
|Dhaka||DSMA||Dhaka Statistical Metropolitan Area|
|Dhaka||DCLE||Dhaka Centre for Law and Economics|
|Dhaka||DITF||Dhaka International Trade Fair|
|Dhaka||DUMC||Dhaka University Management Club|
|Dhaka||DUAA||Dhaka University Alumni Association|
|Dhaka||SRSG||Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama|
|Dhaka||DUET||Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology|
|Dhaka||DMCH||Dhaka Medical College Hospital|
|Dhaka||DLR||Dhaka Law Report|
|Dhaka||DCC||Dhaka Commerce College|
|Dhaka||DCC||Dhaka City College|
|Dhaka||DCC||Dhaka City Corporation|
|Dhaka||DMP||Dhaka Metropolitan Police|
|Dhaka||DCH||Dhaka Community Hospital|
|Dhaka||DMC||Dhaka Medical College|
|Dhaka||DSE||Dhaka Stock Exchange|
|Dhaka||DAM||Dhaka Ahsania Mission|