akhalia ghat jame mosjid
surma residential area
mount adora hospital
shahjalal university of science and technology (sust)
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Akhalia, Sylhet

Akhalia is one of the suburban and developing localities in the Sylhet district. It is yet another sub-city that offers many potential living facilities. Besides, it is one of the areas that many people choose for commercial purposes as it is located not so far from the Surma River. That makes it essential to be familiar with the Akhalia area guide.

It is a vast area consisting of various localities, such as Kumarpara, Surma Residential Area, University Avenue, Neharipara, etc. The Surma Residential Area offers the opportunity to live in a vibrant community with access to schools, colleges, development centers, hospitals, and many other facilities.

On top of that, the area is one of the most popular due to the presence of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). Because of the university, the localities around it have been developed to attract both visitors and students from across the country.

The area of Akhalia can be easily accessed by multiple roads. So whether you are traveling via University Road, Akhalia New Market Road, Kalibari Road, or Sylhet-Sunamganj Highway, you can easily get your way around the area. It has multiple bus routes, but it is also convenient to travel around the area using cars, rickshaws, CNGs, and other local transport. Unfortunately, the area doesn’t have a railway station nearby.

Akhlia New Market Road is filled with various shops that run all the way to the Akhalia Bazaar, making it convenient to shop for daily necessities. There is also a supermarket, modern stores, gas filling stations, etc.

The BGB headquarters and its surrounding areas are neat, clean, and free of heavy traffic. The environment of the area makes it an ideal area to take a stroll or have a day out for recreation.

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City Insights

tick iconAkhalia is an area of Sylhet and belongs to word no. 9 of the district.
tick iconIt is less than 2 kilometers from the Surma River that flows through Sylhet.
tick iconThere are plenty of greenery in the area, along with playgrounds and recreational parks for children.
tick iconThe Sylhet-Sunamganj Highway allows people to travel via bus routes around the area, district, and country.
tick iconWhile most parts of it consist of residential places, it is also known for having commercial spaces, various businesses, clubs, schools and universities, hospitals, etc.

Known Landmarks

  • Surma Residential Area

  • Shahjalal Mental Health And Research Center

  • Mount Adora Hospital

  • Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST)

  • Akhalia Ghat Jame Mosjid

  • Sylhet Buddhist Temple

Connectivity

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Bus Routes

Akhalia - Airport Road
Akhalia - Hazrat Shahjalal Bridge
Akhalia - Sylhet Bypass Road
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New Developments

tick iconKhadra Model Town is a new housing project currently under development to add more modern housing facilities in the area.
tick iconSky City, a 25-story commercial building, is also under construction at Sylhet-Sunamganj Highway in Akhalia.
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What’s great here?

tick iconAkhalia has several wider roads for better transportation facilities.
tick iconThe Sylhet-Sunamganj Highway is convenient and offers make it more accessible to travel to and from the area.
tick iconSurma Residential Area and other residents of the area offer affordable housing with necessary facilities.Because it has several market areas, locals can easily buy necessary items from any part of the area.
tick iconIt is a safe location for both locals and tourists.
tick iconAkhalia is environment-friendly, especially in residential areas and areas slightly far from the highway.
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What needs attention?

tick iconSome of the local roads need to be developed for better communication during harsh weather.
tick iconThe area needs a modern shopping complex and community center.
tick iconThe highways and roads are prone to traffic accidents.
tick iconSome areas lack enough greeneries, and ponds are often filled with waste by locals.

Neighbourhood Rating

4.25

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