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Destination Guide of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a beautiful island country in the Indian Ocean. It lies about 32 Kilometers off the southeast coast of India. Its official name is the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The country was formerly called Ceylon.

Bangladesh & its Subcontinents

Facts and Figures

Official Name : Bangladeshi
Population : 168,957,745 (2012 census)
Area : 147,570 km2
Languages : Bengali
Other Languages : English Chakma,Kokborok, Tanchangya,Bishnupriya Manipuri andother indigenous languages
Geographical Location : 27°28.0′N 89°38.5′E
Capital : Dhaka
Major Religions : Islam (state religion), Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity
National Emblem : The national emblem of the Republic is the national flower Shapla (Nymphaea nouchali) resting on water, having on each side and ear of paddy and being surmounted by three connected leaves of jute with two stars on each side of the leaves.
National Flag : The national flag of Bangladesh was adopted officially on 17 January 1972. It consists of a red disc on top of a green field, offset slightly toward the hoist so that it appears centred when the flag is flying.
National Bird : Magpie Robin
National Flower: Water Lily