The People's Republic of Bangladesh
Latitude between 20o34' and 26o38' North
Longitude between 88o01' and 92o41' East
147,570 sq. km.
North - India (West Bengal and Meghalaya), West - India (West Bengal) East - India (Tripura and Assam) and Myanmar, South-Bay of Bengal.
Other Major Cities
Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Barisal
GMT +6 Hours
Winter 11o C - 20o C (October - February)
Summer 21o C - 38o C (March - September)
1100 mm to 3400mm (June - August)
Highest 99% (July)
Lowest 36% (December & January)
Bangla (national language). Spoken by 95%, other dialects 5%, English is widely understood and spoken.
Rice, Jute, Tea, Wheat, Sugarcane, Pulses, Mustard, Potato, Vegetables.
Padma, Meghna, Jamuna, Surma, Brahmaputra, Karnaphuli, Teesta, Sitalakhya, Rupsha, Madhumati, Gorai, Mahananda etc.
Garments, Tea, Ceramics, Cement, Leather, Jute, Textiles, Electric and Electronics, Medicine, Fishing.
Garments, Knitwear, Frozen Shrimps, Tea, Leather and Leather products, Jute and Jute products, Ceramics etc.
Wheat, Fertilizer, Petroleum goods, Cotton, Edible Oil etc.
220 Volts AC in all cities and towns
Taka, having 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 in notes and 5,2,1 in coins. Exchange Rate : US$ 1 = Taka 68.00
Muslims - 86.6%, Hindus - 12.1%, Buddhists - 0.6%, Christians 0.4% and others 0.3%.
Parliamentary form of Government President is the head of the state while the government elected by the people is headed by the Prime Minster.
Government Office Hours: 9.00 a.m.
to 5.00 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, Friday & Saturday closed. Some Private business houses work on
|Best Tourist Season||:||October to March.||