is an administrative division
. The capital and largest city is Dhaka
. The division covers an area of 31,119.97 km², and has a population of 38,678,000 (2000).
Dhaka Division bounds the Indian state of Meghalaya to the north, Barisal and Chittagong Divisions on the south, Sylhet Division to the east, Rajshahi and Khulna Divisions to the west.
Dhaka Division, formerly Dacca Division
of East Pakistan province
, consists of one city
corporation, 17 districts, 58 municipalities
, 21 thanas, 119 upazilas, 1239 union parishads, 12765 mouzas, 549 wards, 1623 mahallas and 25244 villages. The districts are Dhaka