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Welcome to BANGLADESH......

Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is surrounded by India on three sides except for a small border with Myanmar to the far southeast and the Bay of Bengal to the south. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal" and is written as .................(Bangladesh- In bengali)



Almost whole of Bangladesh is a gigantic Delta region of Padma, Jamuna and Meghna. The geologist believe that the whole Bangladesh was a part of now estinct Assam Bay. The greater part of Bangladesh consists of large alluvial plainland Crisscrossed by mighty rivers canals and studded by numeroues marshes and swams. The three Principles rivers Jamuna (Brahmaputra outside Bangladesh), Padma(otherwise ganges) and Megna come together in the southern half of the country to from enormous delta. The country’s land area has brought downalluvial deposits by the major rivers. The landscape is dominated by river system. The land is mostly flat exempt for a range of hill in the Southeast and the plateau area of the North West. Only some 16% of the country is forested, mainly in sundarbans, Rangamati, Bandarban, Khagrachari, Gazipur and Tangail. Bangladesh is one of the founding members of South Asian Associaton for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), UN, ADB, IDB, OIC, BIMSTEC, and a member of the OIC and the D-8.



















General Information of Bangladesh


Capital
 Dhaka (23°42'N 90°22'E)
Largest city
 Dhaka
Official language
 Bengali (Bangla)
Government
 Parliamentary republic.
President
 Jillur Rahman
Primeminister
 Sheikh Hasina
Independence
 From Pakistan
Declared
 March 26, 1971
Victory Day
 December 16, 1971
Area
Total
 147,570 km² (94th) 55,598 sq mi
Water (%)
 7.0
Population
2006 estimate
 147,365,000 (7th)
2001 census
 147,365,000 (7th)
Density
 1,090[2]/km² 6th) or 2,639[2]/sq mi
GDP (PPP)
 2005 estimate
Total
 $305.6 billion (31st)
Per capita
 $2,011 (143rd)
HDI (2003)
 0.520 (medium) (139th)
Currency
 Taka (BDT)
Time zone
 BDT (UTC+6)
Summer (DST)
 not observed (UTC+6)
Internet TLD
 .bd
Calling code
 +880 - SubCodes