Timeline of Dhaka

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Prior to 19th century

19th century

20th century



21st century

See also


  1. According to the United Nations, population in Dhaka in 1991 was 3,397,187. [38]

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