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Bangladesh's Quick Facts

Land Area 130,170 km2
Water Area 18,290 km2
Total Area 148,460 km2
Population 156,186,882
Population Density 1,052.05 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $628.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,900
Currency Taka (BDT)
Largest Cities
  • Dhaka (10,356,500)
  • Chittagong (3,920,222)
  • Khulna (1,342,339)
  • Rajshahi (700,133)
  • Comilla (389,411)
  • Rangpur (343,122)
  • Tungi (337,579)
  • Narsingdi (281,080)
  • Cox's Bazar (253,788)
  • Jessore (243,987)
Bangladesh Flag:
Flag of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh flag was officially adopted on January 25, 1972, after gaining its independence from Pakistan.



The red disk symbolizes the struggle for freedom, and the green field is representative of the fertile land.



Larger Bangladesh flag

Bangladesh Coat of Arms:
Flag of Bangladesh

The emblem of Bangladesh was adopted in 1971. It is composed of a water lily in the center, with sheaves of rice on either side. The four stars above represent the four founding principles: nationalism, secularism, socialism and democracy.

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