Bangladesh At Glance
Country : The People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Geographical Location: In South Asia.
Boundaries: North – India, West – India, East – India, South – Bay of Bengal.
Area: 147,570 Square km.
Capital City: Dhaka.
Standard Time: GMT Plus 6 hrs.
Climate: Sub Tropical monsoon.
Winter: Nov – Fev Maximum 29º C, Minimum 9º C.
Summer: Apr – Sep Maximum 34º C, Minimum 21º C
Food: Staple diet rice, vegetable, pulses and fish.
Principal Crops: Rice, Wheat, Jute, Tea and Sugarcane.
Principal Rivers: Brahmaputra, Meghna, Padma, Jamuna, Karnaphuli, Teesta etc. (total 230 Rivers)
Mineral Resources: Natural Gas, Limestone, Hard Rock, Coal, Lignite, Silica and sand, White clay, Radiocative sand etc.
Population: 160 Million.
Language: 99% Bangla. English is 2nnd language.
Religion: Muslim- 88.5 %, Hindu- 10%, Buddhist- 0.6%, Christian- 0.5% and believers in tribal faiths 0.1%