Comilla, is a city within the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh, located alongside the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway. It is the executive centre of the Comilla District, a part of the Chittagong Division. Comilla is the second-biggest city of japanese Bangladesh after Chittagong and is one of the 3 oldest towns in Bangladesh. Comilla covers a total place of 51 square kilometres. It is bounded by using Burchiganj and Tripura at the north, Laksham and Chauddagram at the south, and Barura on the west.
The foremost rivers that bypass via Comilla encompass Gumti and Little Feni. The Tropic of Cancer crosses Comilla metropolis at the south facet just over the Tomsom Bridge. He Comilla vicinity changed into as soon as under historic Samatata and changed into joined with Tripura State. This district came beneath the reign of the kings of the Harikela within the 9th century AD. Lalmai Mainamati was ruled via the Deva dynasty eighth century AD, and for the duration of 10th and mid-eleventh century AD.
In 1732, it became the centre of the Bengal-sponsored domain of Jagat Manikya. The Peasants’ Movement towards the king of Tripura in 1764, which in the beginning shaped below the leadership of Shamsher Gazi is a outstanding historical event in Comilla. It got here beneath the rule of East India Company in 1765. This district turned into set up as Tripura district in 1790. It became renamed Comilla in 1960. Chandpur and Brahmanbaria subdivisions of this district.