Located in the continent of Asia, Bangladesh covers 130,168 square kilometers of land and 13,830 square kilometers of water, making it the 96th largest nation in the world with a total area of 143,998 square kilometers.
Bangladesh became an independent state in 1971, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Bangladesh is 161,083,804 (2012) and the nation has a density of 1238 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Bangladesh is the Taka (BDT). As well, the people of Bangladesh are refered to as Bangladeshi.
The dialing code for the country is 880 and the top level internet domain for Bangladeshi sites is .bd.
To learn more, visit our detailed Bangladesh section.
|Density||1,237.5 / km2 ( 3,205.1 / mi2 )|
|GDP||174,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,080 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||130,168 km2 (50,258 mi2)|
|Water Area||13,830 km2 (5,340 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||India, Myanmar|
What is the capital of Bangladesh?
Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh. It has a population of 10,356,500, and is located on a latitue of 23.71 and longitude of 90.41.
Dhaka is also the political center of Bangladesh, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Dhaka, the Capital Of Bangladesh
|Elevation||23 meters over sea level|
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