The People's Republic Of Bangladesh
Dhaka (Area 414 Sq Km. Master plan 777 Sq Km.)
Currency unit is Taka. Notes are of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 Taka. Coins are of 25,50,100,200 and 500 Paisa (500 Paisa = 5 Taka)
Bangla is the state language. English is also widely spoken and understood. Arabic is read and spoken for religious purposes.
Total estimated population 160 Million.
Muslim 88.3%, Hindu 10.5%, others 1.2%
Total: 144,000 sq km, Land: 133,910 sq km, Water: 10,090 sq km
Latitude from 20 degree 34' to 26 degree 38' north. Longitude from 88 degree 01' to 92 degree 41' east.
Bounded by India from the north, east and west, Myanmar from the south-east and the Bay of Bengal from the south .
Tropical; cool, dry winter (October to March); hot, humid summer (March to June); cool, rainy monsoon (June to October)
Lowest 47" and highest 136"
National Martyrs Day ( February 21), Independence Day ( March 26 ), Victory Day ( December 16)
Padma, Meghna, Jamuna, Brahmaputra, Madhumati, Surma and Kushiara
Rice, jute, tobacco, tea, sugarcane, vegetables, potato, pulses, etc.
Mango, banana, pineapple, jack-fruit, water-melon, green coconut, guava, lichis, etc.
Garments, Knite Wear, textiles, Jute, sugar, paper, fertilizers, cigarette, cement, steel, natural gas, oil-refinery, newsprint, power generation, rayon, matches, fishing and food processing, leather, soap, carpet, timber, ship-building, telephone & Information Technology etc.
Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka. Chittagong International Airport. Sylhet International Airport.
Barisal, Jessore, Cox's Bazar, Rajshahi, Saidpur,
Chittagong, Mongla & Payra
Longest sea beach, colorful tribal life, centuries' old archeological sites, the Sundarbans (home of the Royal Bengal Tigers and spotted deer), largest tea gardens, interesting riverine life, etc.