Chittagong is a major coastal seaport city and financial centre in southeastern Bangladesh.It is the capital of an eponymous district and division. The city is located on the banks of the Karnaphuli River between the Chittagong Hill Tracts and the Bay of Bengal. Much of Chittagong Division is located within the ecological Indo-Burma zone on the boundary of the India Plate and Burma Plate. This makes Chittagong the crossroads of the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The port city has been known by various names in history, including Chatigaon, Chatigam, Chattagrama, Islamabad, Chattala, Chaityabhumi and Porto Grande De Bengala.
Rangamati is the administrative headquarters of Rangamati Hill District in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. It is also a Capital city of Chittagong Hill Tracts. The town is located at 22°37’60N 92°12’0E and has an altitude of 14 metres (46 ft).The district is administered by an office named as District Administration, Rangamati From Chittagong a 77 km road leads to Rangamati.Rangamati is a holiday destination because of its landscape, scenic beauty, lake, colourful indigenous groups (Chakma, Marma etc.), its flora and fauna, indigenous museum, hanging bridge etc.
Khagrachhari is a district in south-eastern Bangladesh. It is a part of the Chittagong Division and the Chittagong Hill Tracts.Its local name is “Chengmi”. Khagrachhari is also known as Phalang Htaung (ဖလံေထာင္) or the Mong Circle (of the rest of the three hill districts Rangamati is the Chakma Circle and Bandarban is the Bohmong Circle).Khagrachari is a valley. It has three river namely Chengi, Kasalong and Maini. Chengi is the longest river in Khagrachhari. Most of the areas of Khagrachhari are hilly areas. The main ethnic groups living in the district are Tripuras, Chakmas, Bengalis and Marmas.
Foy’s Lake is a man-made lake in Chittagong, Bangladesh. It was created in 1924 by constructing a dam across the stream that came down from the hills in the northern part of Chittagong. The purpose of creating an artificial lake was to provide water to the residence of railway colony. It was named after Mr Foy who was a Railway engineer and believed to materialized the project. Pahartali was basically a railway town with workshop, yard and shed. A good number of railway employees lives there. Presently, a carriage workshop, diesel workshop,laboratory, stores, electric workshop, school (established in 1924) are located.
Patenga is a popular tourist spot. The beach is very close to the Bangladesh Naval Academy of the Bangladesh Navy and Shah Amanat International Airport. Its width is narrow and swimming in the seas is not recommended. Part of the seashore is built-up with concrete walls, and large blocks of stones have been laid to prevent erosion. During the 1990s, a host of restaurants and kiosks sprouted out around the beach area. Lighting of the area has enhanced the security aspect of visiting at night.Nowadays, alcohol peddling is very common at the beach. The beach is lined with massive shady palm trees and fishing boats.
Cox’s Bazar is a town, a fishing port and district headquarters in Bangladesh. The beach in Cox’s Bazar is an unbroken 120 km (75 mi) sandy sea beach with a gentle slope, one of the world’s longest.It is located 150 km (93 mi) south of the industrial port Chittagong. Cox’s Bazar is also known by the name Panowa, whose literal translation means “yellow flower.” Its other old name was “Palongkee”. In 2013, the Bangladesh Government formed the Tourist Police unit to better protect local and foreign tourists, as well as to look after the nature and wildlife in the tourist spots of Cox’s Bazar.
Bandarban is a district in South-Eastern Bangladesh, and a part of the Chittagong Division.It is one of the three districts that make up the Chittagong Hill Tracts, the others being Rangamati District and Khagrachhari District.Bandarban is regarded as one of the most attractive travel destinations in Bangladesh. Bandarban, or in Marma or Arakanese language as “Rwa-daw Mro” is also known as Arvumi or the Bohmong Circle. Bandarban town is the home town of the Bohmong Chief who is the head of the Marma population. It also is the administrative headquarters of Bandarban district, which has turned into one of the most exotic tourist attractions in Bangladesh.