About Bangladesh
Geographical Location
Latitude : Between 20.34 and 26.38 north.
Longitude : Between 8.01 and 92.41 east.
Boundaries : India
South : Bay of Beangle
West : India
East : India and Myanmar
Area
Approximately : 144,000 sq. km
Population : 138 milion (Approx.)
Total Populatoin : 135 million
Annual population growth : 1.8%
Religious Wise %
Mulim : 84%
Population : 14%
Hindu : 135 million
Buddhist, Christian, Other : 1%
Tribal : 1%
Administrative Units
Divisions : 6
districts : 64
Thanas : 460
Capital City : Dhaka (area 414 sq. km)
Population 8 Milion
Other Major Towns :
Chittagong
Khulna
Rajshahi
Mymenshingh
Comilla
Sylhet
Bogra
Barishal
Language : Bangla but English is widely spoken in the capital and larger towns.
Religion : The state religion is Islam however there is freedom worship and there is communal harmony among different faiths.
Currency    
Notes : Taka (1,2,5,10,20,50,100,500)
Coins : Paisa(5,10,25,50,100)
Exchange Rates    
$U.S. : Tk.70
Pound : Tk.116
Time : GMT +6
Main Seasons    
Winter : November to February
Summer : March to June
Monsoon : July to October.
Climate    
Winter : Average temoperature Max.29c(84F)
min. 11c (52F), low humidity, low Rainfall.
Summer : Average Temperature Max. 34.5c(94F)
min.21c(70F),(90%-95%) humidity.
Principle Agricultural Products : Rice,Wheat,juet,tea,tobacco,sugarcane,pulses,oilseeds,spices,vegetables,bababas,coconuts,jack fruits,pineapples,cattle.goat,buffalo and sheep
Principle Exports : Ready-made garments,textiles,fertilizers,leather and leather goods,jute,jute products, tea,hides and skins, newsprint,fish shrimp,frogs legs and cards.
Literacy : About 45%
Electricity : 220 Volts (AC),50 Hz
Working Hours    
Bank : 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m Saturday to Thursday.
Govt. Office : 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m Saturday to Thursday.
Shops : Variable hours,ut commonly 10.00 am to 8.00 p.m.
Weekly holiday : Friday & Saturday