Bangladesh

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PROFILE
  • Area: 148,460 sq. km (57,321 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 156,186,882 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.05% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 73.2 years (2016)
  • Languages: Bangla 98.8% (official, also known as Bengali)
  • Religions: Muslim 89.1%, Hindu 10%, other 0.9% (includes Buddhist, Christian)
  • Formal name: People's Republic of Bangladesh
  • Alternate names: East Pakistan, Gana Prajatantri Bangladesh, Gonaoprojatontri Bangladesh, People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • Government type: parliamentary republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Abdul HAMID; head of government: Prime Minister Sheikh HASINA
  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Administrative divisions: 8 divisions
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $3,600 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: garments, knitwear, agricultural products, frozen food (fish and seafood), jute and jute goods, leather
  • Imports: cotton, machinery and equipment, chemicals, iron and steel, foodstuffs
  • Currency: taka (BDT)
ACCOMMODATION

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