Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Cox’s Bazar (Bengali: কক্সবাজার জেলা, Cox’s Bazar Jela also Cox’s Bazar Zila) is a district in the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh. It is named after Cox’s Bazar, which is one of the world’s longest natural sea beaches (120 kilometres (75 mi) including mud flats). It is located 150 kilometres (93 mi) south of Chittagong. Cox’s Bazar is also known by the name Panowa(“yellow flower”). Another old name was Palongkee. The modern Cox’s Bazar derives its name from Captain Cox (died 1798), an army officer who served in British India. It is one of the fishing ports of Bangladesh. Beach is the main reason which is shark free and good for bathing, swiming & sun-bathing. Lot’s of local tourist & foreign tourist come Cox’s Bazar to spend their leisure in Cox’s Bazaar.
Cox’s Bazar sea beach is crowded almost through out the year. It is a good place for sea bathing. Anyone can go there both by air and road from Dhaka and Chittagong.
Cox’s Bazar is a small town. But the natural beauty of the town is very charming. The climate of this place is very fine. The Bay of Bengal lies on the south of it. There is a high standard tourist centre at this place. There are good arrangements for the stay of the tourists of different countries of the world. Many foreigners come to this place. The people of the place are very gentle.
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