Chittagong, a mystical ‘Sufi’ land surrounded by mountains, rivers and the Bay of Bengal! Karnaphuly river that runs from the Lushai hills of Mizoram India, and flows through Chittagong to the Bay of Bengal. Chittagong’s geographical characteristics are defined by this river, and because of it an ancient sea port is in Chittagong.
The river Halda, the only natural carp breeding ground in the world.
Even though Chittagong is part of Bangladesh, it has its own language, culture and heritage. People of Chittagong
are known as Chittagonian / Chatgaaiya. They are very well known for their warmth and hospitality, and they are proud of having their own local language.
The abbreviation for Chittagong is CTG. In 2018, the officials in Bangladesh made a name change from Chittagong to Chattogram. In this site, we will continue to call it "Chittagong".
Great pride for the people of Chittagong is their language and culture. Chittagong is the financial capital of Bangladesh and home to over 16 million people, making it the second largest city in Bangladesh.
Chittagong's economy is larger than whole of Myanmar/Burma and 4 times of Nepal.
People here speak Chittagonian, and by the number of speakers, the Chittagonian language is ranked 63rd in the world.
This site is all about Chittagong - its people, food, music, culture, heritage and above all, the Chittagonian pride.
Enjoy your stay!