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People's Republic of Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is in Asia. Its capital is Dhaka. It is at 24° 00' North, 90° 00' East. Bangladesh has an area of 144,000 square kilometres (55,598 square miles). The population is 158,570,535. This population is from a 2011 estimate.

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For currency they use the Bangladesh Taka. The inflation in 2009 was 5.4%. The economy link (above) goes to a page that lists their commodities and trading partners.


In the year 2001, the literacy rate was 47.9%. This definition of literacy is portion of the population over 15 years of age, that can read and write.


16 December 1971 is known as Victory Day and commemorates the official creation of the state of Bangladesh.


People here speak Assamese, Bengali, Chakma, English, Garo, Ho, Khasi, Meitei, Mundari, Oriya, Riang, and Sylhetti. Religions beliefs here include Hindu, Muslim, and other.

Time Zone

It is in the Bangladesh (GMT + 6) time zone.


There are terminals for airplanes.

Administrative Divisions


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