Bangladesh

BANGLADESH which official name is People’s Republic of Bangladesh or Bangladesh, is a country from Asia located at the Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India. BANGLADESH with 4,246 km sq km, limits with: Burma 193 km, India 4,053 km; and is divided in 6 division . BANGLADESH’s capital is Dhaka which is the most populated city with about 6,493,177 inhabitants.

History of BANGLADESH

BANGLADESH’s government is parliamentary democracy; a Republic with a Ceremonial government type, with President Iajuddin Ahmed as head of state and Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed as head of government.

Other symbols of BANGLADESH are Bangladeshi anthem “Amar Shonar Bangla (My Golden Bengal) Bangladeshi flag.Bangladeshi flag is composed by green field with a large red disk shifted slightly to the hoist side of center; the red disk represents the rising sun and the sacrifice to achieve independence; the green field symbolizes the lush vegetation of Bangladesh .

BANGLADESH’s history is quite long: Europeans began to set up trading posts in the area of Bangladesh in the 16th century; eventually the British came to dominate the region and it became part of British India. In 1947, West Pakistan and East Bengal (both primarily Muslim) separated from India (largely Hindu) and jointly became the new country of Pakistan. East Bengal became East Pakistan in 1955, but the awkward arrangement of a two-part country with its territorial units separated by 1,60 left the Bengalis marginalized and dissatisfied. East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan in 1971 and was renamed Bangladesh. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season, hampering economic development.

BANGLADESH’s Geography

BANGLADESH has an area of 144,000Km ,with a coastline of 580, this great area is composed by 133,910 sq km of land and 10,090 sq km of water. Bangladeshi geography is known by it’s mostly flat alluvial plain and hilly in southeast . This makes Bangladeshi’s land specially proclive to droughts, cyclones; much of the country routinely inundated during the summer monsoon season.

Guide to travel to BANGLADESH

If you are thinking on traveling to BANGLADESH, you will have to take in consideration some points like BANGLADESH’s currency, BANGLADESH’s weather, BANGLADESH’s national holiday and BANGLADESH’s transports.

The first thing you need to know for your travels abroad is country’s currency. BANGLADESH`s currency is called taka ( Tk), which is divided in 100 paisa (poisha). For your consideration, taka’s exchange rate is about 0 per dolar.68.5000384004.

BANGLADESH’s weather is characterized to be tropical; mild winter (October to March); hot, humid summer (March to June); humid, warm rainy monsoon (June to October). So be sure of choosing the proper date to travel to BANGLADESH.

You can also consider to visit BANGLADESH on it’s national holiday to get in BANGLADESH’s culture. If you do so, BANGLADESH’s national holiday is called Independence Day, 26 March.

Also, if you like natural wonders, don’t forget to visit the highest point of BANGLADESH: Keokradong 1,230 m. And try also to get to BANGLADESH’s lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 mBut if you prefer the city, you must visit BANGLADESH’s tallest structure: ( ).

Don’t be afraid to take a flight to BANGLADESH, with more than 16 airports and 2 airlines, you will get to BANGLADESH without problems. Once there, you can choose the transport type that better fits your needs. BANGLADESH has about2,768 of railways, and also8,370 of roadways, so is a good place for a car trip.

Bangladeshi Culture

Coat of arms of BANGLADESHBANGLADESH is known by Bangladeshis as Gana Prajatantri Banladesh or Banladesh in the shortened way. Bangladeshi, about 150,448,339 people, are composed by different ethnics: Bengali 98%, other 2% (includes tribal groups, non-Bengali Muslims) (1998). And they also have different languages: Bengali.

Another relevant point nowadays it’s BANGLADESH’s religion. Bangladeshis are divided in Muslim 83%, Hindu 16%, other 1% (1998). So you can visit any of it’s6 like St Patrick’s Cathedral in Mymensingh .

But if want to know more about BANGLADESH’s culture, the best way is by reading the most famous Bangladeshi novelists’ books like Taslima Nasrin, Mohammed Yunus.