Bangabandhu Bridge

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Bangabandhu Bridge is the longest bridge in Bangladesh. It was the longest in South Asia and the 11th longest bridge in the world when inaugurated. It was inaugurated in June 1998.

The bridge is located in Shijarajgonj district. It is on the Jamuna River, which is one of the largest rivers in Bangladesh. And in terms of water emissions, it is the 5th largest river in the world. The bridge was named after the father of the nation - Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The Bangabandhu Bridge has connected and assembled the eastern and the western part of Bangladesh. The people of the whole country have been benefited by this bridge. It has made significant contributions to inter-regional trade and socio-economic development of the country. In addition to fast travel and goods transportation through roads and railways, this bridge has made an unprecedented opportunity to integrate power and natural gas transmission and telecommunications.

The distance from Dhaka to Bangabandhu Bridge is 119 kilometers. As there are two railway stations on both sides of the bridge, it is easy to enjoy the beauty of Jamuna by arriving on a local train. The name of the station at the western end is Sayedabad and the east side station is Ibrahimabad. You can also enjoy the beauty of the river and the bridge from the car. There is no permission of walking in the Bangabandhu Bridge. Every day many visitors come to this place to see the longest bridge in Bangladesh.

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