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Bangladesh's Information

Flag of Bangladesh
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

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
As an emerging tourism destination Bangladesh offers travelers many interesting diversions including archaeological sites, historic mosques and monuments, white sandy beaches, and lush forest venues filled with wildlife and waterfalls.

Major points-of-interest include Cox's Bazar, home to the longest beach on the planet; the world's largest mangrove forest; Ramu village, Sonadia Island, famous for its wide variety of seashells; the gorgeous beaches on St. Martins Island; the Aggameda Khyang sanctuary and monastery and its bronze Buddha images; Royal Bengal Tigers tours, and of course, the capital city of Dhaka, filled with the symbols of its rich Muslim history.

Note: The security in Bangladesh can deteriorate quickly due to the fragile political situation. Travelers are advised to exercise extreme caution, maintain a high level of personal security awareness and monitor local developments.

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GENERAL INTEREST:
  • Calling Code: 880
  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Left
  • Times to Travel: With its subtropical and tropical climate, temperatures in Bangladesh can range from an average daytime low of 70° F (21° C) to 95° F (35° C) in the hot season.

    There are three main seasons: the monsoon (wet) period from late May to early October, cold season from mid-October to end of February and then the hot season from mid-March to mid-May.

    The optimum time to visit is in the winter when the air is dry and fresh.

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PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Bangladesh Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 22, 2017.

Bangladesh Trivia

Where is Bangladesh?

Bangladesh is a country located in South Asia.

Fun Facts about 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 Major Religion in Bangladesh?

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

Religious Beliefs In 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 is the Biggest City in Bangladesh?

The largest city in Bangladesh is Dhaka. The latest UN report labels Dhaka as the fastest growing mega city in the world, estimating the growth will see its population reach as high as 10 million or even more in the near future.

The Biggest Cities In Bangladesh

About the Author

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