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Title: At glance Bangladesh
Post by: Md. Fouad Hossain Sarker on July 20, 2013, 01:35:23 PM
Country Profile

Formal Name: People's Republic of Bangladesh

Short Form: Bangladesh

Term for Citizens: Bangladeshi(s)

Father of the Nation: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Capital: Dhaka

Currency: Taka

Date of Independence: March 26, 1971

8th largest populous country in the world

 Small country with huge HR: More than 54 million labor force
Title: Re: At glance Bangladesh
Post by: Md. Fouad Hossain Sarker on July 20, 2013, 01:40:40 PM
Geography

Area: 1,47,570 sq. km.

Boundary: West Bengal (India) on the west; West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya (all the Indian states) on the north; Indian states of Assam, Tripura and Mizoram together with Myanmar on the east; and Bay of Bengal on the south.

     Total International Border:      4,246 km
      Border countries:         India 4,053 km, Myanmar 193 km
      Coastline:                    580 km

Territorial water:  12 nautical miles.

Topography: Broad deltaic plain. Chittagong Hills in southeast, Low Hills in northeast and modest-elevation highlands in north and northwest. ‘Tajingdong’ is the highest peak and called as Bijoy.

Climate: It is the area of Sub-tropical monsoon. Mild winter (October to March); hot, humid & summer (March to June); humid, warm rainy monsoon (June to October).


Title: Re: At glance Bangladesh
Post by: Md. Fouad Hossain Sarker on July 20, 2013, 01:42:14 PM
Society

Total Population: 14,97,70000 (2011)

Population Growth Rate: 1.37% (2013)

Population density: 1,115 persons per sq km (2013)

Ethnic Group: Over 98% Bengalis.

Languages: Bangla (official language); English widely used by educated elite. Arabic used in many Muslim homes. Various tribal
languages.

Religion: More than 89.7% Muslim, 9.2% Hindu, less than 1 percent Buddhist, Christian, and tribal religions.

Health: Life expectancy almost equal for males and females, averaging 69 years in 2013 (male-67.9 & female 70.3).

Birth rate: 19.2 births/1,000 population (2013).


Source:  BBS. 2011. Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011. Dhaka: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS),
               Government of  Bangladesh and Bangladesh Economic Review Report-2013
Title: Re: At glance Bangladesh
Post by: rakib on July 21, 2013, 01:35:39 AM
according to the population per sq Km... bangladesh is the most populous country in the world..... (except some small countries like vatican city),,, day by day its increasing... horrible
Title: Re: At glance Bangladesh
Post by: Md. Fouad Hossain Sarker on July 27, 2013, 01:20:35 PM
Education

Total literacy rate (7 years+)       57.9 percent (2013)
 Female                                       54.8 percent
 Male                                           61.1 percent

Number of years of compulsory schooling 5 years (2002-2003)                                           
Number of students per teacher, primary school 56 student per teacher (2002-2003)

Public Universities                           34
Private Universities                         71
Govt. Medical colleges                     21
Private Medical & Dental colleges    68
General Colleges                             3197

Source:  BBS. 2011. Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011. Dhaka: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS),
             Government of  Bangladesh and Bangladesh Economic Review Report-2013.
Title: Re: At glance Bangladesh
Post by: proteeti on February 25, 2014, 05:01:32 PM
nice.
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Post by: habib.cse on July 14, 2014, 06:17:42 PM
nice
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Post by: mshahadat on July 28, 2015, 04:14:36 PM
Dear Sir,
We want the latest information update please.
Title: Re: At glance Bangladesh
Post by: Farhadalam on September 21, 2015, 02:01:40 PM
Now the area of our country is 147619 sq. km.
Title: Re: At glance Bangladesh
Post by: mahmudul_ns on September 22, 2015, 08:57:47 AM
thanks for sharing.
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Post by: cmtanvir on November 05, 2015, 03:02:06 PM
nice & informative