Bangladesh: Facts & figures

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Bangladesh: Facts & figures
« on: November 14, 2010, 10:32:58 AM »
Name of the Country: People's Republic of Bangladesh
Conventional short form:Bangladesh
Bangladesh :Country Map
Independence Day:26 March, 1971
Victory Day:16 December 1971 and commemorates the official creation of the state of Bangladesh.
Legal system:based on English common law.
Suffrage:18 years of age; universal.
Capital City:Dhaka.
Nationality:Bangladeshi.
Official Currency:Taka: (Currency Code: BDT) Denominations of currency in force: Notes: 1000: 500: 100: 50: 20: 10: 5: 2: Coins: 5: 2: 1
Fiscal Year:   1 July - 30 June.
Languages:   Bengali (official), English is widely spoken and used.
Int. Mother Language Day:21st February
Religions :Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Buddhism and others.
National Anthem:   Amar Sonar Bangla (My Golden Bengal) First 10 lines.
Local Time:GMT + 6 hours.
Military:Army, Navy and Air Force, Coastal Guard, Paramilitary Forces (BDR, Bangladesh Ansar, Village Defense Parties, Armed Police Battalions, National Cadet Corps)


(ref. from internet)
« Last Edit: November 14, 2010, 10:41:46 AM by lima_diu »
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