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Last update : 11 February 2019


Bangladesh information

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

1. Independence from Pakistan obtained on March 26, 1971.
2. The population density is 1 060 people / km2.
3. The country is 2.2 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 85.6%.
5. The longest river is Surma, 669 km.
6. The full name of the country – People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
7. Political system – republic
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9. The highest peak is Mowdok – 1052 m above sea level.
10. The average temperature is in January 19 °C, in July 29 °C.
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11. There are 17 airports in this country.

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

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

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

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

Author: Turyst

16. About 80 films are made annually in Bangladesh.

17. In this country prostitution is legal.

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

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

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

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

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

Author: MR

23. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 55 place,
      – 2018 year – 55 place.

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

25. 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.

26. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $1,600,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $1,590,000,000 .

27. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 of the year it was about 47 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 31 ships.

Author: Wojak

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

29. Drug trafficking may be punished by death penalty.

30. In this country there is a terrible ferry, which in combination with poor health services leads to many diseases.

Author: alfa

31. There is left-hand traffic in Bangladesh.

Author: alfa

32. Inhabitants of Bangladesh like foreigners very much.

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

Author: Alicja21

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

Author: Alicja21

35. A day off is only a Friday.

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

Author: KatarzynaD

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

Author: Wiktoria

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

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

40. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 4.2% .

Author: Daria

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

Author: AlkoWorld

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

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

44. The average IQ level is 82.

Author: EduKacJa

45. 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).

Author: Reebeka

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

47. The national fruit is bread.

Author: Kos

48. The national tree is Mango.

Author: Alma

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

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

Author: AutoMania

51. The country has more than 2,089,000 vehicles registered (13 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

52. 26% of the population suffer from malnourishment (about 41 500 000 people).

53. 77.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

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

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

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

Author: Fiorella

57. In this country there are over 34,476 km of paved roads (0.05% of all roads in the world).

Author: Marlène

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

Author: Marlène

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

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

Author: NET

61. The national top-level domain is .bd . There are over 26,100 websites with such an extension.

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

Author: http

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

Author: SlenderMan

64. 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).

Author: Vinamra

65. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $209 318 000 000 ,
      – 2018 is $250,000,000,000 .

66. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 18% GDP, or around: $37 677 240 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 27.1% GDP, or around: $67 750 million . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $424.

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

Author: Komornik

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

Author: VViki

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

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

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

Author: weather

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

Author: medi

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

Author: Wilga

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

Author: redsun

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

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

77. 10 women give birth to 24 children on average.

Author: Nadia

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

79. The country is 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 years.
8 205 100 people (5.13%) over 65 years old.

80. 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).

Author: Sara19

81. 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.

Author: Setar

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

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

Author: KAsia

84. 68.6% of Bangladesh area is covered by arable land.

Author: Luiza

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

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

87. 5 people in 1000 possess firearms.

Author: Statyk

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

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

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

Author: Statyk

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

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

93. The work week is 48 hours.

Author: Statyk

94. 24% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

95. 8664 km2 of the country is covered by forests (6.7%)

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

Author: Statyk

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

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

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

Author: Fan%

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

Author: Vinamra

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

Author: Daria

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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.

answer: Marta

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

answer: Marta

What is the national dish?
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Which Bangladesh has national colors?
National colors: red, green and gold.

answer: Marta

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

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
The national sport is Kabaddi.

answer: Marta

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

answer: Marta

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

answer: Marta

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

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Bangladesh?
The population density is 1229 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “My Golden Bengal”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 45.1 ° C was measured in Rajszahi.

answer: Marta

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