The outer suburbs
are a large semi-rural and industrial area in the north and east of the Bangladesh
, in the north, is home to the major entry point for most visitors to the country, Shahjalal International Airport
. In the east, urbanisation has not occurred due to the frequent flooding that happens on a yearly basis. The thanas
(districts) here are still defined as part of the Dhaka Metropolitan Area, as their western edges are now the site of new suburbs and developments.
Jamuna Future Park
phone: +880 389-4558003South Asia's largest shopping mall by floor space. Opened in 2013 after much delay, but many of the stores remain empty making it a less than worthwhile shopping experience.