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Dacca

The city of Dacca (90.417E 23.717N) was founded in 1608 by a Mogul viceroy, Islam Khan. Originally a political center, it soon became a cultural and trade center as well. It is noted for its fine, almost transparent, hand woven muslins.  The population in 1941 was 239,728.

There was an airfield nearby, at Tezgaon (90.382E 23.779N).

Rail connections

Agartala

Narayanganj


References
Hossain (2008-1; accessed 2015-2-6)

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