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Dhaka (Bangladesh)


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    • Dacca (Bangladesh)
    • Dākā (Bangladesh)
    • Ḍhākah (Bangladesh)
    • Jahangirnagar (Bangladesh)
    • Jāhāṅgīranagara (Bangladesh)
    • Dhaka City Corporation (Bangladesh)
    • Ḍhākā Siṭi Karporeśana (Bangladesh)
    • D.C.C. (Bangladesh)
    • Dacca (Pakistan)
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    • found: Countries of the world ... 1986:v. 1, p. 260 (Bangladesh; capital--Dhaka, formerly Dacca)
    • found: Statesman's yearbook, 1985-86:p. 185 (Bangladesh; capital: Dhaka)
    • found: The Far East and Australasia, 1986:p. 217 (Bangladesh; the capital, Dhaka)
    • found: New York times quarterly index, Jan.-Mar. 1985(Dhaka (Bangladesh))
    • found: Phone call to BGN, 9/11/86(Dhaka (Bangladesh) form approved ; PPL 23°43ʹN, 90°25ʹE)
    • found: Āsūdgān-i Ḍhākah, 1946:t.p. (Ḍhākah)
    • found: The study on the solid waste management in Dhaka City, interim report, September 2004, Clean Dhaka Master Plan, 2004:t.p. (Dhaka City Corporation; D.C.C.)
    • found: Pakistani nationhood : a collection of papers read at the National Seminar held at Dacca from November 5-9, 1961, 1962?
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 3, 2009(Dhaka (formerly spelled as Dacca) is the capital of Bangladesh and the principal city of Dhaka District; with the partition of India in 1947, Dhaka became the administrative capital of East Pakistan, and later, in 1972, the capital of an independent Bangladesh)
    • found: Dhaka alias Jahangirnagar, 400 years, 2009:t.p. (Jahangirnagar) p. 52 (Islam Khan Chisti, friend of emperor Jahangir, assumed charge of subahdar ... through his policy of strategic diplomacy and war ... made history by tranferring the capital from Rajmahal ... to the new capital Jahangirnagar [between Dec. 1608 and Jul. 1610]) p. 53 (Dhaka alias Jahangirnagar remained the capital of ... subahdars till 1715)
    • found: Jāhāṅgīranagara theke Ḍhākā, 2009:t.p. (Jāhāṅgīranagara)
    • found: Eka najare Ḍhākā Mahānagarī, 2006:t.p. verso (Ḍhākā Siṭi Karporeśana; Bangladesh)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, September 8, 2015(under Bangladesh: capital: Dhaka; geographic coordinates: 23 43 N, 90 24 E)
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-04-03: new
    • 2015-09-10: revised
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