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Mymensingh (/mmɛnsŋ/; Bengali: ময়মনসিংহ [mɔe̯mɔnʃiŋɦɔ]), formerly called Nasirabad, is a city in Mymensingh District in central region of Bangladesh, situated on the Brahmaputra river. It is also the district headquarters. Mymensingh is the anglicized pronunciation of the original name Momenshahi, referring to a ruler called Momen Shah. The cadet college established in Tangail in 1963 was called Momenshahi Cadet College. The city is known for educational institutions like Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh Engineering College, Mymensingh Ananda Mohan College, Mymensingh Zilla School, Mymensingh Girls' Cadet College, Mymensingh Muminunnesa Women's College, Vidyamoyee Govt. Girls' High School, Mymensingh Polytechnic Institute, Women Teachers Training College, Mymensingh Engineering College,, Notre Dame College,Mymensingh and Shahid Syed Nazrul Islam College. Other landmark institutions include Mymensingh Army Cantonment. Also it is related with old Brahmaputra river, handcrafted duvet called Nokshikãtha (Bengali: নকশীকাঁথা) and a rural ballad called Maimansingha Gitika.

Latitude: 24° 45' 8.39" N
Longitude: 90° 24' 6.59" E

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