Bangladesh

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Bangladesh

Parliamentary republic, independant since 1971

Region:
South Asia
Area:
147,630 km²
Local name:
Bangladesh
Capital:
Dhaka
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Climate
Tourism
Airports
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Bangladesh:

The countrywide time in Bangladesh is Bangladesh Standard Time (BST).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Bangladesh.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 6 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

164,670,000
1,115
Ø 70.9 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 74.3 years
Birthrate:
19.0 ‰
Deathrate:
5.3 ‰
Males/Females:
50.4% : 49.6%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Bangladesh 2017
The currency in Bangladesh is Taka (BDT).
1 Taka is divided into 100 Poisha.
Status: 08/13/2018
1 US Dollar = 84.49 Taka
1000 Taka = 11.84 US Dollar

The climate in Bangladesh

The climate in Bangladesh is subtropical. So it is much drier and warmer than in the most parts of the US or Central Europe. Only in a few humid months per year the intense of rain is a bit higher. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 25 and 33 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 35 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 13°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Bengali

mother tonguedistribution
Bengali97.7 %
Chakma0.4 %
Marma0.2 %
Garo0.1 %
Khasi0.1 %
Santhali0.1 %
Tripuri0.1 %
other1.3 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Buddhists0.5%
Christs0.3%
Hinduists9.6%
Muslims89.5%
other0.1%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:221.05 bn €
Exportations:31,787.2 M €
Importations:37,514.4 M €
Tourism receipts:158.10 M €
Unemployment rate:4.4 %
Inflation rate:5.51 %
corruption index:28 (very bad)
Energy consumption:49.0 bn kWh

Land use

8% Urban areas:11,125 km²
62% Agricultural areas:91,939 km²
10% Forest:14,293 km²
12% Water areas:17,460 km²
9% Others:12,813 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:21,269 km
Railways:2,460 km
Waterways:8,370 km
Airports:18

Bangladesh is a country at the Bay of Bengal and is mostly enclosed by India. The land has a total area of 147,630 km² and a total coastline of 580 km. This area is approximately 0% of the area of Minnesota. The country has about 150 islands. There are direct national borders with the 2 neighbouring countries Burma and India. The distance between New York City and the Capital Dhaka is about 12,690 km.

Most important cities in Bangladesh

CityRegionPopulation
Dhaka / CapitalDhaka14,543,000
ChittagongChittagong2,582,000
KhulnaKhulna1,500,000
RajshahiRajshahi700,000
ComillaChittagong389,000
RangpurRangpur Division343,000
TungiDhaka338,000
NarsingdiDhaka281,000
Cox's BazarChittagong254,000
JessoreKhulna244,000
SylhetSylhet237,000
BograRajshahi210,000
DinajpurRangpur Division206,000
BarisalBarisal202,000
BholaBarisal99,000
HabiganjSylhet89,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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