Khulna is the third-largest city of Bangladesh. It is the administrative seat of Khulna District and Khulna Division. As of the 2011 census, the city has a population of 663,342.
The encompassing Khulna metro area had an estimated population of 1.022 million as of 2014.
Khulna is an old river port located on the Rupsha and Bhoirob river.