Dhaka (Bengali: ঢাকা) formerly spelled DaccaDhaka (Bengali: ঢাকা) formerly spelled Dacca, named Jahangirnagar during Mughal era is the capital of Bangladesh. Dhaka is a megacityand one of the major cities of South Asia. It is located on the banks of the Buriganga River, Dhaka, along with its metropolitan area, had a population of over 16 million, making it the largest city in Bangladesh. It is the 9th largest city in the world and also 28th among the most densely populated cities in the world. Dhaka with its exciting history and rich culture known world over, as the city of mosque and moslins. It has attracted travelers from far and near through ages. However according to recorded history it was founded in 1608 AD as the seat of the imperial Mughal Victory of bangladesh.