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Official Name
The People's Republic of Bangladesh
Dhaka Area-1416 Sq.Km. Population 9.9 million in 2001
Professor Dr. Iajuddin Ahmed
Geographical Location
Between 23°.34' and 26°.38' north latitude and between 88°.41' and 92°.41'  east longitude.
1,47,570 sq.km. Territorial Waters 22.22 km. Economic Zome-Upto
370.40 km. in the high seas, measured from the base line.
North India
West India
East India and and Mayanmar
South Bay of Bengal
Religion (Census 1991)
Islam (88.3%), Hinduism (10.5%), Buddhism (0.6%) and Christianity(0.3%)
Unit of Currency
Taka (1 USD = 70 Tk. Approximately)
GMT+6.00 hours.
Administrative Units
Division 6;   Zila 64;   Thana 507;  Union 4484;   Village 87319
Major Cities
Dhaka, Chittagong. Khulna, Rajshahi, Mymensing, Comilla, Barisal,   Sylhet.
Average Winter temp (Max 29° C Min 11° C ).
Average Summer temp (Max 40° C Min 21° C)
Monsoon Rainfall
Lowest 340mm. Highest 964 mm.
Highest 99% Lowest 36 %
Main Seasons
Winter (November – February ), Summer (May –June), Monsoon
(July –  October)
Population in Census 2001
Approximately 129 million;Growth rate 1.48% per annum; Sex ratio 103.8 males   per 100 females; Urban Population 23.39%. ;No of household units 25.36 million ;Density per square km 834.
Bengali but English is widely used.
Principal River
Padma, Meghna, Jamuna, Bhahmaputra, Teesta, Surma and Karnaphuli in  all 700 rivers including tributaries and branches.
Principal Minerals
Natural Gas, Lignite Coal, Limestones, Ceramic, Clay and Glass Sand.
Principal Crops
Rice, Jackfruit, Jute, Tobacco, Sugarcane, Pulses, Oilseeds, Spices,
Potatoes, Vegetables, Bananas, Mangoes, Coconut, Tea and Wheat.
Principal Industries
Garments, Jute, Cotton, Textile, Tea, Paper, Newsprint, Cement, Fertilizer, Sugar, Engineering, Electric cables , Leather, Fish.
Principal Exports
Readymade garments, Jute and Jute products, Tea, Leather and
Frozen food.
Sea Ports
Chittagong and Mongla.
Dhaka, Chittagong , Jessore, Rajshahi, Iswardi, Sylhet, Cox’s Bazar,
Syedpur and Barisal .
Radio Station
Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet, Comilla,Jessore,Bogra, Cox's Bazar, Barisal,Rangamati and Thakurgaon
Television Station
Dhaka, Natore, Chittagong, Brahamanbaria ,Patuakhali,Jhenaidah,   Thakurgaon, Rajshahi,Satkhira,Rangamati,Cox's Bazar, Noakhali, Sylhet,Mymenshing,Khulna and Rangpur
Satellite Station
Betbunia ( Chittagong) and Talibabad (Dhaka) for international
Education(1999 based)
Universities 32; Medical Collage 24; Bangladesh Institute of Technology 4; Colleges 2288; Polytechnic Institutes  21; Secondary School 14069; Primary School 65610
Health (1999 based)
Hospitals 1277; Hospital beds 44374;Registered physician 30864
220 Volts A.C. in all cities and towns.
Tourist Season
October to March
Main Tourist Attractions.
Colourful tribal life of Hill Tracts, world’s longest sea beach at Cox’s Bazar, centuries old historical sites at Dhaka , Paharpur, Mainamati, Mohastangar, Sundarban the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger, largest tea garden, reverine life, ect.
Wearing Apparel
Tropical in Summer and Light woolen in Winter.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bangladesh (http://www.mofa.gov.bd)

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