- - the capital of the division
- - the centre of the country's tea growing industry
- Tamabil - the border town for crossings to Dawki in India
- Madhabpur Lake
- Manipuri Dance - "Manipuri Lalit Kola Academy", ShibBazar, Madhabpur.
During the Pakistan period, Sylhet Division was a district under the same name and was part of Chittagong Division then as one of four divisions of East Pakistan. This is the major tea-growing area of Bangladesh.
Bengali is the most widely spoken language, although many people speak English in the larger towns and cities. Sylheti is a related, but distinct language from Bengali and is also widely spoken in the Sylhet Division.
Osmani International Airport (ZYL).