Dhaka earlier known as Dacca is the capital and biggest city of Bangladesh. It is one of the world's biggest urban areas, with a populace of 18.89 million individuals in the Greater Dhaka Area. It is additionally the most thickly populated city on the planet. Dhaka is the financial, political and social focal point of Bangladesh. It is one of the significant urban areas of South Asia, the biggest city in Eastern South Asia and among the Bay of Bengal nations; and one of the biggest urban communities among OIC nations. As a component of the Bengal plain, the city is limited by the Buriganga River, Turag River, Dhaleshwari River and Shitalakshya River. The city is situated in an eponymous locale and division.
The zone of Dhaka has been possessed since the principal thousand years. The city rose to noticeable quality in the seventeenth century as a commonplace capital and business focus of the Mughal Empire in South Asia. Dhaka was the capital of Mughal Bengal for a long time. As the focal point of the muslin exchange Bengal, it was a standout amongst the most prosperous urban communities in the Indian subcontinent. The medieval city was named to pay tribute to the Mughal Emperor Jahangir and facilitated the seat of the Mughal Subahdar, Naib Nazims and Dewans. Medieval Dhaka's brilliance crested in the seventeenth and eighteenth hundreds of years, when it was home to vendors from crosswise over Eurasia.