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Travel to Bangladesh

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)
Largest Cities

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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.


  • 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.

  • 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

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Bangladesh?

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

Ethnic Groups In Bangladesh

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