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Geography Statistics of Bangladesh

Bangladesh's Information

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Land Area 130,170 km2
Water Area 18,290 km2
Total Area 148,460km2 (#92)
Population 156,186,882 (#8)
Population Density 1,199.87/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $628.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,900
Currency Taka (BDT)
More Information Bangladesh
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 360.4 miles (580 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 50,258 sq miles (130,168 sq km)
    (water) 5,340 sq miles (13,830 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 55,598 sq miles (143,998 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 7 divisions in Bangladesh. They are Barisal, Chittagong, Dhaka, Khulna, Rajshahi, Rangpur, and Sylhet
  • Horizontal Width: 138.32 miles (222.6 km) from Pabna east to Brahmanbaria
  • Vertical Length: 208.43 miles (335.44 km) from Rangpur south to Mongla

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) India and Burma (Myanmar)
  • Geographic Center: About 12.33 miles (19.84 km) southeast of Narayanganj
  • Highest Point: Keokradong 4,035 ft. (1,230 m)
  • Lowest Point: Indian Ocean 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

Bangladesh Trivia

Where is Bangladesh?

Bangladesh is a country located in South Asia.

Fun Facts about Bangladesh

What is the Major Religion in Bangladesh?

Most Bangladeshis are Sunni Muslims, while Hindus are the largest religious minority in the country.

Religious Beliefs In Bangladesh

What Language is Spoken in Bangladesh?

Bengali or Bangla, the official and national language of Bangladesh, is also the language spoken by the majority of people of the country.

What Languages Are Spoken In Bangladesh?

What is the Longest River in Bangladesh?

The Brahmaputra River is one of the greatest in Asia and the longest to pass through Bangladesh, covering a length of 1,802 miles, and also cutting across India, Bhutan, and China. It starts from Kailash in northern Tibet and ends in the Bay of Bengal.

Major Rivers Of Bangladesh

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Bangladesh?

The largest ethnic group in Bangladesh are the Bengali people, at 98%.

Ethnic Groups In Bangladesh

What Continent is Bangladesh In?

Bangladesh is a country situated in South Asia and is bordered by India, Burma, and the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh is the eighth most populated country in the world and the third largest Muslim majority country in the world.

What Continent Is Bangladesh In?

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