The People's Republic Of Bangladesh.
Dhaka (Area 414 sq. km. Master plan 777 sq.km.)
Currency unit is Taka. Notes are of 1,2,5,10,20,50,100
and 500 Taka.
Coins are of 1,5,10,25,50 and 100 Poisha (100
Poisha = 1 Taka)
Bangla is the state language. English is also
widely spoken and understood. Arabic is read and
spoken for religious purposes.
Total estimated population 130 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'
Bounded by India from the north, east and west,
Burma 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 ,Jute, sugar, paper, textiles, fertilizers, cigarette,
cement, steel, natural gas, oil-refinery, newsprint,
power generation, rayon, matches, fishing and
food processing, leather, soap, carpet, timber,
ship-building, telephone, etc.
Zia International Airport, Dhaka, Chittagong International
Airport, Sylhet International Airport and domestic
airports at Jessore, Sylhet, Cox's Bazar, Rajshahi
Longest sea beach, colorful tribal life, centuries'
old archeological sites, the Sundarbans
of the Royal Bengal Tigers and spotted deer),
largest tea gardens, interesting riverine life,