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Bangladesh is a country in South Asia, located on the Bay of Bengal.

Capital : Dhaka
Language :  Bengali
Currency :  Taka
Population : 161 435 000
Area : 147 570  km2

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Bangladesh facts

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1. In this country there is a terrible ford, which, in combination with poor health care, leads to many diseases.

2. This country has more than 2 089 000 motor vehicles (13 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .bd . There are over 26,100 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .bd are google.com.bd, techtunes.com.bd and ittefaq.com.bd.

5. In this country there are more than 34 476 km of paved roads (0,05% of all roads in the world).

6. In this country there are more than 2 622 km of railway tracks.

7. Around 80 films are made in Bangladesh every year.

8. Full name of the country – People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

9. Political system – republic

10. The average temperature is 19 ° C in January and 29 ° C in July.

11. There are as many as 17 airports in this country.

12. Meals are usually spicy and consist of beef, mutton, chicken, fish and eggs. Lentils and rice are added from the vegetables.


Geography in Bangladesh

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1. In areas where there is no land for growing plants, floating vegetable gardens are created.

2. 68.6% of Bangladesh area is covered by arable land.

3. Bangladesh borders with such countries as: Myanmar 193 km, India 4 053 km.

4. Bani Shanta is an island of prostitutes. More than 200 women are prostituted there, and their husbands are responsible for bringing customers.

5. It is one of the most densely populated and poorest countries in the world.

6. Most areas of Bangladesh are at an altitude of less than 12 m above sea level.

7. Bangladesh is considered one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change.

8. The Buriganga River is so dirty that no living organisms live there.

9. The country is 2.2 times smaller than Poland.

10. The longest river is Surma, 669 km.

11. The highest peak is Mowdok – 1052 m above sea level.

12. In Bangladesh there are 91280 km2 of agricultural land (70% of the country).

13. Rulkippara is the highest located town in the country.

14. 8664 km2 of the country is covered by forests (6.7%)

102. The nearest capital in a straight line from Dhaka is Thimphu (Bhutan) – 419 km.

103. The furthest capital in a straight line from Dhaka is Lima (Peru) – 18156 km.


Finance in Bangladesh

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1. The minimum wage is 1 500 such per month (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Bangladesh is 27.5%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 25% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 5.5%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 209 318 000 000 (PLN 895 881 040 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 250,000,000,000 (PLN 1,070,000,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 18% of GDP, which is about: $ 37 677 240 000 (161 258 587 200 PLN),
2018 year was 27.1% GDP, i.e. around: $ 67 750 000 000 (PLN 289 970 000 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 424 (PLN 1,817).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 24,470,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 28,570,000,000 .

9. The country has 2018 over $32,916,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.22% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

10. Bangladesh has 14,000 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Bangladesh

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1. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

2. Drug trafficking may be punished by death penalty.

3. There is left-hand traffic in Bangladesh.

4. The highest allowed speed of travel on the road is 112 km / h (70 mph).

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 25% (2018).

6. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

7. A day off is only a Friday.

8. In this country there is a total ban on drinking alcohol in a public place. Penalties are very strict.

9. In this country prostitution is legal.

10. In this country, women can get married at the age of 18, and men aged 21.

11. In this country, a person of 9 years is subject to criminal liability.

12. In this country, you can buy cigarettes from the age of 15.

13. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 37 days.

14. In 2016, a death penalty was imposed on over 10 people.

15. Downloading at school is considered a theft you can go to jail for.


Education in Bangladesh

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 5 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 82.

4. In this country there are 4.3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (about 6 863 316 people).

5. Downloading at school is considered a theft you can go to jail for.


Work in Bangladesh

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1. The minimum wage is 1 500 such per month (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Bangladesh is 27.5%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 4.2% .

4. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 13.200 ৳, ৲.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 25% (2018).

6. A day off is only a Friday.

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 37 days.

8. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Bangladesh

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

2. It is one of the most densely populated and poorest countries in the world.

3. The longest river is Surma, 669 km.

4. The highest peak is Mowdok – 1052 m above sea level.

5. The world’s hottest pepper is growing in Bangladesh. It is so sharp that it can produce chemical weapons.

6. Rulkippara is the highest located town in the country.

7. Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world.

8. The lowest temperature: 2.8 °C was measured in Sreemangal.

9. The highest temperature: 45.1 °C was measured in Rajszahi.

10. On April 14, 1986, a hail mass weighing 1.02 kg fell in Gopalganj.


Army in Bangladesh

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 55 place,
2018 > year – 55 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 400,000 professional and 2,280,000 reservists,
2018 year – 160,000 professional and 65,000 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 170 tanks, 300 > armored vehicles, 153 jet aircraft and 52 helicopters,
2018 year – 534 tanks, 942 armored vehicles, 172 jet aircraft and 64 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 1,600,000,000 (PLN 6,848,000,000),
2018 year – $ 1,590,000,000 (PLN 6,805,200,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 47 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 31 ships.


Society in Bangladesh

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1. Inhabitants of Bangladesh like foreigners very much.

2. This is one of the most tolerant Muslim countries, but it is better not to wear too scarce clothes.

3. In Bangladesh, an average adult consumes about 0.2 liters of pure alcohol a year.

4. In 2013, 3,296 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

5. 26% of the population suffer from malnourishment (about 41 500 000 people).

6. 77.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

7. The average IQ level is 82.

8. In this country, women having their first child on average 18.1 years old.

9. On average, women give birth to 2.4 children.

10. In this country, over 53 941 000 (2015) 80 483 000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 50% of the population).

11. Around 28 000 000 (2015) 28 000 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

12. The population density is 1 060 people / km2.

13. The main religion is Islam, 85.6%.

15. In 2006, Muhammad Yunus received the Nobel Peace Prize.

16. The average age people living in this country is 24.7 years old.

17. In this country there are around:
50,574,000 people (31.62%) in the age range 0-14 years.
101,165,000 people (63.25%) in the age range 15-64 .
8 205 100 people (5.13%) over 65 years old.

18. In this country, about 3 381 000 children are born annually (2.1% of the population), and about 897,000 people die (0.6% of the population).

19. Bangladesh is one of five countries in the world where women commit more suicides than men. The remaining countries are: China, Pakistan, Iraq and Indonesia.

20. 5 people in 1000 possess firearms.

21. 24% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

22. Some sources report that as many as 2 million children live on the streets.

23. Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world.

24. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 13 cigarettes a month.

25. The average life expectancy in this country is 67.8 years (women – 68.3 years and men – 67.4 years).


Symbols of Bangladesh

1. The national tree is Mango.

2. National animals include the royal Bengal tiger, variable magpie bird and ilish fish.

3. The national fruit is bread.


Customs in Bangladesh

1. In most stores there are no sticky prices. You have to haggle.

Sport in Bangladesh

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1. The most popular sports are cricket, football and badminton.


History of Bangladesh

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1. On November 13, 1970, a cyclone that killed more than 375,000 people passed through the areas currently belonging to Bangladesh.

2. The earthquake that took place in Bangladesh in April 1991 killed over 138,000 people.

3. On 24 April 2013, the building collapsed in Savar, killing 1 129 people.

4. In the city of Gopalanj in 1942, hailing the size of an orange and weighing up to 1 kg, killed 92 people.

5. Independence from Pakistan obtained on March 26, 1971.

6. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1972.

7. He joined the United Nations on September 17, 1974.

8. On April 14, 1986, a hail mass weighing 1.02 kg fell in Gopalganj.


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What is the highest peak in Bangladesh?

The highest peak in Bangladesh is Mowdok (1052 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Bangladesh?

The largest river in Bangladesh is Surma, 669 km.

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What is the largest lake in Bangladesh?

The largest lake in Bangladesh is Kaptai Lake (area 11 122 km2).

answer: Marta


Which Bangladesh has national colors?

National colors: red, green and gold.

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What is the national animal?

The national animal is a royal Bengal tiger. bird of variable sage and fish ilish.

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What is the national sport?

The national sport is Kabaddi.

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Which countries borders Bangladesh?

Bangladesh borders with such countries as: Myanmar 193 km, India 4 053 km.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 24.7 years.

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What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 1,500 taka per month (data from 2013).

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What is the population density in Bangladesh?

The population density is 1229 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “My Golden Bengal”.

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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 45.1 ° C was measured in Rajszahi.

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What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 2.8 ° C was measured in Sreemangal.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol consumption is illegal.

answer: Marta