Bangladesh

Bangeladesh

Bangeladesh

Country in South Asia

Bangladesh, to the east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is a South Asian country marked by lush greenery and many waterways. Its Padma (Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna rivers create fertile plains, and travel by boat is common. On the southern coast, the Sundarbans, an enormous mangrove forest shared with Eastern India, is home to the royal Bengal tiger.

CapitalDhaka

Area147,570 km²

Dialing code+880

Population163 million (2016) World Bank

CurrencyBangladeshi taka

Official languageBengali

Bangeladesh

Bangeladesh