The Longest Sea Beach Of the World “Cox’s Bazar”
The greater Chittagong breadth including Cox’s Bazar was beneath the aphorism of Arakan Kings from the aboriginal 9th aeon until its acquisition by the Mughals in 1666 AD.When the Mughal Prince Shah Shuja was casual through the arresting breadth of the present day Cox’s Bazar on his way to Arakan, he was admiring to the breathtaking and arresting adorableness of the place. He allowable his armament to affected there. His aggregation of one thousand palanquins chock-full there for some time.A abode called Dulahazara, acceptation “one thousand palanquins,” still exists in the area. Afterwards the Mughals, the abode came beneath the ascendancy of the Tipras and the Arakanese,followed by the Portuguese and again the British.The name Cox’s Bazar originated from the name of a British East India Company officer, Captain Hiram Cox who was appointed as the Superintendent of Palonki(today’s Cox’s Bazar) beginning afterwards Warren Hastings became the Governor of Bengal afterward the British East India Company Act in 1773.Captain Cox was abnormally mobilised to accord with a aeon continued battle amid Arakan refugees & bounded Rakhains at Palonki. The Captain fabricated cogent progress in rehabilitation of refugees in the area, but had died (in 1799) afore he could accomplishment his work. To admire his role in rehabilitation plan a market / exchange was accustomed and was called afterwards him as Cox’s Bazar (market of Cox). Cox’s Bazar than was aboriginal accustomed in 1854 and a city was constituted in 1869. After the Sepoy Mutiny (Indian Rebellion of 1857) in 1857, the British East India Company was awful criticised and questioned on altruistic grounds, specially for its Opium barter cartel over the Indian Sub-Continent. However, afterwards its dissolution on 1 January 1874, all of the company’s assets including its Armed Armament were acquired by the British Crown. Afterwards this celebrated yield over, Cox’s Bazar was declared a commune of the Bengal Province beneath the British Crown. After the end of British aphorism in 1947, Cox’s Bazar remained as a allotment of East Pakistan. Captain Advocate Fazlul Karim, the aboriginal Chairman (after ability from the British) of Cox’s Bazar City accustomed the Tamarisk Forest forth the bank to draw day-tripper absorption in this boondocks and aswell to assure the bank from flat waves. He aswell donated abounding of his father-in-law’s and his own acreage for establishing a Public Library and a Boondocks Hall for the town. He was aggressive to body Cox’s Bazar as a day-tripper atom afterwards seeing beaches of Bombay and Karachi, and one of the antecedents in developing Cox’s Bazar as such. He founded a Maternity Hospital, the Stadium and the arising arrangement by accretion grants from the Ford Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation through correspondence. Mr. T. H. Matthews, the arch of the Dacca Engineering College (1949~1954) was his acquaintance who had helped him in doing this. Architect Chandi Charan Das was the government civilian architect who had formed on all these projects. In 1959 the city was angry into a town committee. In 1961 the bygone Geological Survey of Pakistan accomplished analysis of radioactive minerals like monazite about the Cox’s Bazar sea-beach breadth and a amount of adored abundant minerals were articular the aforementioned year.
Cox’s Bazar sea beach is the longest sea beach in the world, 120 km long, having no 2nd instance. The wavy water of Bay of Bengal touches the beach throughout this 120 km.
and it’s the tourist capital of Bangladesh.visit beach is the main reason which is shark free and good for bathing, swiming & sun-bathing. Lot’s of local tourist & foreign tourist come Cox’s Bazar to spend their leisure in Cox’s Bazaar.
Cox’s Bazar sea beach is crowded almost through out the year. It is a good place for sea bathing. Anyone can go there both by air and road from Dhaka and Chittagong.
Cox’s Bazar is a small town. But the natural beauty of the town is very charming. The climate of this place is very fine. The Bay of Bengal lies on the south of it. There is a high standard tourist centre at this place. There are good arrangements for the stay of the tourists of different countries of the world. Many foreigners come to this place.
It’s choc-a-bloc with massive well-architectured concrete structures, affluent 5 & 3 star hotels, catering largely to the country’s elite and overseas tourists. The beach is only a bit crowded in tourist season, October to March, especially near the hotel-motel zone, but remains virgin during the rest of the year, April to September, when it’s better to take a trip there.
The part of the 120 km beach is named differently having diversified flora & fauna. It starts with ‘Laboni Beach,’ Sughandha Beach’ within the Cox’s Bazar region and 10 km south is known as ‘Himchari Beach’,30 km fur known as ‘Inani Beach’ and more 70 km off is the ‘Teknaf Beach’. Things should be quieter here, but still expect to draw great attention. The entire 120 km beach can be traveled in one go by motorbike. The more one gets into the south, the more the ocean water becomes blue.
The main attraction of Cox’s Bazar is the world longest but least-crowded sandy beach which stretches from the mouth of the Bakkhali River and going all the way to Teknaf. Though normally known as Cox’s Bazar beach, but the beach stretches far beyond the region
designated as Cox’s Bazar town. The setting for the beach with its silvery gold sand is tropical-forested hills. “Miles of golden sands, surfing waves, rare conch shells, towering cliffs, delightful seafood, tribes, colorful pagodas and Buddhist temples” this is not
a literary description for Cox’s Bazar beach, it’s an illustration for the eager person who want to imagine the beach. The beauty of the beach cannot be described by writing as no suitable word you can get to describe it.
The climate of Bangladesh has a tropical monsoon-type, with a hot and rainy summer whereas a dry winter. Often excessive humidity, heavy rainfall, high temperature, and distinct seasonal variations are common here. January is the coolest month with averaging
around 26 ° C . whereas April is the warmest one with temperatures averaging from 33 to 36 ° C .The climate is one of the wettest in the world. Most rains occur during the monsoon (June to September) and little in winter (November to February).The climate of
Cox’s Bazar is typically similar to the rest of the country. However, it characterized by the location in the coastal region. The annual average temperature in here remains at approximately highest 34.8 °C and lowest 16.1 °C. The average amount rainfall is at 4,285mm.
Often termed as the world’s longest beach,Cox’s Bazar has yet to become a major tourist destination in Asia.Cox’s Bazar District has an area of 2491.86 square km. It is located at 21°35′ N 92°01′ E and is bounded by Chittagong District on the north, Bay of Bengal
in the south, Bandarban District on the east, and the Bay of Bengal on the west. Major rivers include Matamuhuri, Bakkhali, Reju Khal, Naf River, Maheshkhali channel and Kutubdia channel. The area of the city of Cox’s Bazar is 6.85 square km
The town with an area of 6.85 square km, and bounded by Bakkhali River on the north and East, Bay of Bengal in the West, and Jhilwanj Union in the south.
There are lots of shops in the Hotel Motel Zone catering to Bangladeshi & foreign tourists. Things made of sea shells are very popular and also sold by vendors beside the beach, but one may think twice about encouraging the earnings of local poor as against such a non-eco friendly practice.
You can also check out the Burmese Market, but don’t expect a lot of handicrafts. The traditional Burmese dresses and fabrics are definitely interesting. Besides that, you will find some stores which sell pearl jewelry. You can also try some local beauty products (sandal wood based), hand woven textile and bed sheets among many other things.The best buy may be the local Dry fish produce,which comparability cheap in price
Alcohol is not easy drinks in Cox’s Baza alike elsewhere in Bangladesh as the country is a moderate Muslim country,but available in a few locations in Cox’s Bazar,especilly in 3 & 5 star hotels. The following hotels have bars which generally open from 7 pm: Seagull Hotel, Hotel Sayeman, Hotel Shaibal, Renaissance Hotel. Don’t expect the prices to be cheap, rather higher than you might expect.
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