The following is the list of places in Bangladesh that underwent a name change.[1][2][3][4] The most common names in English are in bold letters.

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (April 2018)

Barishal Division

Dhaka Division

Chattogram Division

Khulna Division

Mymensingh Division

Rajshahi Division

Sylhet Division

See also


  1. ^ "Politics of renaming". The Daily Star. 26 December 2009.
  2. ^ "New names, new solutions". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2018-04-13.
  3. ^ "'A' is for 'orange'". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2018-04-13.
  4. ^ "Bangladesh changes English spellings of five districts". Dhaka. 2 April 2018. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  5. ^ Lawrence J. Vale (2008). Architecture, Power and National Identity (2nd ed.). Routledge. p. 282. ISBN 978-1-134-72921-0.