|• Body||Jessore Municipality|
|• Total||25.72 km2 (9.93 sq mi)|
|• Density||7,800/km2 (20,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)|
|National Dialing Code||+880|
Jessore, officially known as Jashore, Bengali: যশোর) is a city in and district headquarter of Jessore District in the division of Khulna, south-western Bangladesh. It is the capital of Jashore District. Jashore City consists of 9 wards and 73 mahalls. Jashore municipality was established in 1864. The area of the town is 25.72 km2. It had a population of 201,796 at the 2011 census. The literacy rate was 56.57% in 1991. It is the location of the Bangladesh Air Force base Matiur Rahman. It is near Bookbhora Oxbow Lake.
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Population and Housing Census 2011
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- Population and Housing Census 2011 - Volume 3: Urban Area Report (PDF), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Aug 2014