double mooring area
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Double Mooring, Chattogram

Before we dive into the Double Mooring area guide, let’s get to know how the area got such an interesting name. In 1860, the British had constructed two jetties. Then, in 1888, they constructed two mooring jetties. That was the beginning of the name Double Mooring. It used to be an Upazila of the Chattogram District. But when the Chattogram City Corporation was established in 1978, Double Mooring was turned into one of the Thanas.

It is located at the center of the Chattogram City Corporation area. The Khulshi Thana is on its north, the Karnafuli Thana and Karnafuli River on the south, the Halishahar, Pahartali, and Bandar Thanas on the east, and Kotwali and Sadarghat Thanas on the west. It has a total land area of 8.12 square kilometers and a population of 3,61,115 (2011 Census).

Being one of the oldest areas and near the Karnaphuli River and ports, Double Mooring has been one of the notable and important areas in Chattogram and Bangladesh. Over time, business grew in and around Double Mooring, centering the port areas offering cargo and other transportation facilities. On top of that, the area is easily accessible by multiple railway stations all around it. Moreover, the roads being developed and the bridges and flyovers nearby make communication more convenient.

As for the area type, Double Mooring is a combination of residential and commercial zones, such as the Halishahar Residential Area, Ramna Residential Area, Bangladesh Bank Colony, Agrabad Commercial Area, etc. Because it is a high-end area, it is filled with many classy residential hotels, motels, and restaurants. The Jamboree Park and Karnaphuli Shishu Park are two of the popular attractions in the area. Moreover, people also visit the Bohutola Colony Shishu Park, Hazar Dighi, Ethnological Museum Chattogram, etc.

Though it is not part of the area itself, the Karnaphuli River and its port area are only a short distance from Double Mooring. It also has many reputed schools, colleges, and madrasas for better educational facilities. So overall, Double Mooring is a perfect place to choose for a diverse and advanced lifestyle and living facilities.

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City Insights

tick iconDouble Mooring was named after the two mooring jetties constructed in 1888.
tick iconIt is a residential and commercial zone of the Chattogram district.
tick iconAs it is near the port area, Double Mooring is a busy area with wider transportation facilities.
tick iconThe area offers affordable and high-range housing, educational and healthcare facilities.
tick iconThe economy of the area depends largely on business.

Known Landmarks

  • Jamboree Park

  • Karnaphuli Shishu Park

  • Bohutola Colony Shishu Park

  • Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited

  • Hazar Dighi


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Bus Routes

Double Mooring - Alonkar Mor
Double Mooring - Agrabad Access Road
Double Mooring - Shantibag
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Nearest Train Stations

Chattogram Railway Station
Pahartali Railway Station
Halishahar Railway Station
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New Developments

tick iconChattogram Elevated Expressway is to connect Double Mooring and various other parts of the district together.
tick iconDevelopment and construction of multi-storied educational institutions to be inaugurated in Double Mooring.
tick iconNew and modern housing and commercial places are currently under construction to elevate the lifestyle in the area.

What’s great here?

tick iconDouble Mooring has access to various vehicles, such as buses, cars, trucks, rickshaws, and vans.
tick iconIt is also connected by several railway stations and train routes.
tick iconThe upcoming elevated expressway is to broaden the communication facility of the area and reduce heavy traffic.
tick iconDouble Mooring is a suitable living area for a modern lifestyle and access to daily necessities.
tick iconIt offers various living and working facilities for people of different economic backgrounds.
tick iconFrom high-end residential hotels and restaurants to recreational places, this area offers everything one needs.
tick iconThe crime rate in the area is low, and many institutions and residents are under 24/7 security surveillance.
tick iconThe residential and commercial zones are mostly free of heavy traffic, making it less noisy.
tick iconIt has several parks and green areas to enjoy leisure or have a breath of fresh air.

What needs attention?

tick iconIt has several slum areas, and the locations are unsuitable for hygienic and safe living conditions.
tick iconIt is an overcrowded locality with several open dump sites.
tick iconThere have been occasional reports regarding crime and theft.
tick iconUrbanization has been making the area lose greenery.
tick iconEnvironmental pollution is one of the main issues in the commercial zones.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities4.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4 out of 5
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Environment4 out of 5

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