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Narayanganj - History

dhaka jute

23°36N 90°28E, pop (2000e) 557 300. City in Narayanganj district, SE Bangladesh; on R Meghna, E of Dhaka; river port for Dhaka, and one of the busiest trade centres; collection centre for jute, hides, and skins; major industrial region, including jute mills, cotton textiles, leather, glass, shoes.

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