65 Facts About Bangladesh

1. Bangladesh is formed by the great rivers that move the snow-melt of the Himalayas through India to their outlets in Bangladesh's delta region.

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2. Bangladesh has sent a legal team to New York and is prepared to fight for the money to be returned, Kabir told reporters in the capital Dhaka.

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3. Bangladesh has 34 public, 64 private and two international universities; Bangladesh National University has the largest enrollment, and the University of Dhaka is the oldest.

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4. Bangladesh has a 2,706-kilometre rail network operated by state-owned Bangladesh Railway.

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5. Since 2004, the Government of Bangladesh has secured funds and procured its own supply of vitamin A capsules.

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6. Bangladesh is currently a part of the Next Eleven, a group of countries predicted to be economic superpowers in the coming decades.

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7. Bangladesh is a democratic country situated in the Ganges Delta.

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8. Bangladesh is classified as a low-income economy by the World Bank.

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9. Bangladesh is a small, South Asian country with large rivers that sometimes flood the land, and its capital is Dhaka.

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10. Bangladesh is a small country in South Asia with large rivers that flow into the Bay of Bengal, which is part of the Indian Ocean.

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11. Bangladesh has heavy cyclones and natural disasters, which because of carbon release at a higher ratio by Rich Country and warming the world.

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12. Bangladesh is settled in the flood-prone regions of four large rivers: Ganga, Brahmaputra, Meghna, and Wang.

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13. Bangladesh is home to the Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world.

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14. Bangladesh has a folk heritage influenced by animist, Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim traditions.

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

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16. Bangladesh has a national mosque, built in Dhaka in 1967, that is known as Baitul Mukarram.

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17. Bangladesh has one of the largest Muslim populations in the world.

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18. Bangladesh has 360 miles of coastline on the Bay of Bengal.

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19. Bangladesh is one of the few democracies in the Muslim world.

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20. Bangladesh is in South Asia, bordered by India and Myanmar.

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21. In 2003, Bangladesh had 244,500 foreign visitors, nearly half from South Asia.

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22. In 2004, Bangladesh had one private radio station and three private television stations.

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23. Bangladesh is a member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.

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24. Bangladesh Is Established After continued refusal by West Pakistan to grant East Pakistan's requests for independence, civil war broke out in 1971.

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25. Bangladesh has served in the chairmanship of SAARC and has participated in a wide range of ongoing SAARC regional activities.

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26. In the latest summit, Bangladesh has participated in a wide range of ongoing SAARC regional activities.

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27. In 1983, Bangladesh hosted the foreign ministers meeting of the OIC.

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28. Bangladesh is awash in social change programs sponsored by international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Bank, Care, USAID, and other nations' development agencies.

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29. Since that time, Bangladesh has been both less socialistic and less secular.

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30. In the longer term, Bangladesh will need to maintain its international competitiveness, since the current globalization trend eliminates borders for international trade and brings growing competition from emerging markets for FDIs and for the transfer of modern technologies.

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31. Bangladesh has 3 major seaports, at Chittagong, Dhaka, and Mongla, and several smaller ports.

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32. From the colonial era Bangladesh inherited underdeveloped and unevenly distributed infrastructure and transportation networks.

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33. Bangladesh is a parliamentary democracy largely influenced by the British parliamentary system.

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34. Bangladesh is a member of the South Asia Preferential Trade Agreement.

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35. In 1993, Bangladesh successfully completed a three-year IMF structural adjustment program.

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36. In 1997, Bangladesh signed an agreement with India on sharing water from the Ganges River.

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37. In 1985, Bangladesh became one of seven constituent members of the SAARC, under which it is a signatory to the South Asia Preferential Trade Agreement.

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38. In 2005, Bangladesh had 125,500 active military personnel, of which the Army had 110,000, the Navy 9,000, and the Air Force 6,500.

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39. In 1997, Bangladesh reorganized its local government structure in rural areas.

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40. On the international stage, Bangladesh was elected to serve a two-year term on the Security Council of the United Nations, effective 1 January 2000.

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41. Bangladesh is bordered in the w, n, and e by India, on the se by Myanmar, and on the s by the Bay of Bengal, with a total boundary length of 4,246 km (2,638 mi).

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42. Bangladesh is bordered by the Indian states of West Bengal to the west and north, Assam to the north, Meghalaya to the north and northeast, and Tripura and Mizoram to the east.

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43. On January 11, 1972, Bangladesh became an independent parliamentary democracy.

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44. Bangladesh is a developing country, with per capita GDP of just about $4,200 US per year as of 2017.

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45. Bangladesh is bordered by India all around it, except a short border with Burma in the southeast.

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46. In 2012 Asia Cup, Bangladesh beat India and Sri Lanka but lost the final game against Pakistan.

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47. Bangladesh has a vast spread of desserts, including distinctive sweets like Roshogolla, Roshomalai, Chomchom, Mishti Doi and Kalojaam.

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48. The largest gathering of Muslims in Bangladesh is the Bishwa Ijtema, held annually by the Tablighi Jamaat.

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49. Bangladesh has the fourth-largest Muslim population in the world, and is the third-largest Muslim-majority country.

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50. In 2015, Bangladesh was ranked the 26th global IT outsourcing destination.

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51. Bangladesh has planned to import hydropower from Bhutan and Nepal.

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52. Bangladesh has a number of airports: three international and several domestic and STOL airports.

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53. In 2005 Bangladesh was the world's 20th-largest cement producer, an industry dependent on limestone imports from northeast India.

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54. Bangladesh has the third-largest South Asian economy and the second-highest foreign-exchange reserves (after India).

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55. Bangladesh is ranked "partly free" in Freedom House's Freedom in the World report, but its press is ranked "not free".

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56. Bangladesh has a record of nuclear nonproliferation as a party to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).

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57. Bangladesh is a founding member of the Developing 8 Countries, a bloc of eight Muslim-majority republics.

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58. Bangladesh is a founding member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, an organization designed to strengthen relations and promote economic and cultural growth among its members.

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59. For many years, Bangladesh has been the world's largest contributor to UN peacekeeping forces.

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60. Supreme Court of Bangladesh, including its High Court and Appellate Divisions, is the high court of the land.

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61. Bangladesh is governed by a 350-member parliament, known as the Jatiyo Sangshad.

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62. Constitution of Bangladesh established a unitary, Westminster-style parliamentary republic with universal suffrage.

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63. Bangladesh has one of the largest population of Irrawaddy dolphins and Ganges dolphins.

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64. The term Bangladesh was often written as two words, Bangla Desh, in the past.

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65. Bangladesh is one of the largest contributors to United Nations peacekeeping forces.

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