tb gate
shahi eidgah
abc point
mc college

Shahporan, Sylhet

Shahporan is a metropolitan of the Sylhet Sadar upazila. So, it comes under the administration of the Sylhet City Corporation. The total size of this thana is 63.56 square kilometers. It was established in the year 2011.

It is situated slightly at the eastern part of the Sylhet City Corporation. It has Kotwali Thana at its west, Surma Thana and Gopalganj upazila at its south and Bimanbandar Thana at its north. Total 6 wards of the Sylhet City Corporation are situated in the Shahporan thana which are wards from 31 to 36.

Some important institutions of this area are Shahporan Mazar, Jalalabad Cantonment, Chest Diseases Hospital, Jakaria Resort Park and DID, Shahporan.

The economy of Shahporan and its surrounding area is mainly agriculture-based. But the Surma River is very close to the thana, so a lot of people’s livelihood depend upon this river as well.

The transportation and communication facilities are good, but there are still major rooms for improvement like more developed roads, good broadband services, commercial facilities etc.

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City Insights

tick iconShahporan is both a commercial and a residential area.
tick iconIt is situated just beside the Surma River.
tick iconThe transportation systems are good and modern facilities are available.
tick iconShahporan Thana is filled with historical landmarks that makes the area very special and lucrative for commercial development.
tick iconBeing located just beside a river, Shahporan hosts people from a diverse background. So, it’s a very friendly environment.

Known Landmarks

  • Shibganj Point

  • TB Gate

  • Shahi Eidgah

  • ABC Point

  • Shah Poran Gate

  • MC College

  • Shibgonj Point


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Bus Routes

University Former Bus Stand
Purabi Gate Bus Stop
Cantonment School Bus Stop
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Nearest Train Stations

Sylhet Railway Station
Majigaon Railway Station

New Developments

tick iconThere are currently no ongoing development projects in this area.

What’s great here?

tick iconYou can travel to literally every part of Sylhet from Shahporan. Roads connecting to every part of Sylhet are available here.
tick iconShahporan roads are very wide, and cars can run in two lanes through the road.
tick iconWe can say that Shahporan Thana is safe enough for local residents to live a peaceful life and the crime rate of this area is low as well.
tick iconAs this place is situated very close to the Surma River, people from diverse cultures and preferences live here.
tick iconHospitals, Shopping Malls, Parks and Recreational Places - all are available in Shahporan Thana.

What needs attention?

tick iconMore developed roads are a demand from the public.
tick iconMore residential development is required.
tick iconMore areas should be brought under CCTV coverage.
tick iconThe greenery of this area should not be damaged while running after development works.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute4.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4.5 out of 5
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Environment4.5 out of 5

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