Bangladesh

Summary

Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Parliamentary republic
Parliamentary system
Unitary state
Population
GDP (nominal)
33166530060.0 (1993, US$)
31708863730.0 (1992, US$)
25638749373.0 (1988, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
1500.0 (2008, US$)
Contained by
Area
147,570 km² (56977 mi²)
 

Country

National anthem
FIPS Code
BG
Calling Code
880
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
bd
Languages spoken
ISO Short Name
BANGLADESH
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
Bangladesh: Reflections on the Water (The Essential Asia)
Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty
 

Countries

Continent
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DS, 393, 396.9)
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Bangladesh Free Trade Union Congress
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
Is clear
yes
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Bangladeshi
 

Dated location

Date founded
1971-03-26
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Jatiyo Sangshad
Governing officials
Agencies
Bangladeshi Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Special Security Force
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Military Combatant

Casualties
Bangladesh Liberation War (Total Dead, 700,000, 3,000,000)
Force Deployments
Indo-Pak War of 1971 (India, 500,000, 600,000)
Military Conflicts
 

Statistical region

Major exports
Internet users as percentage of population
0.001 (1997)
0.004 (1998)
0.036 (1999)
Religions
Islam (89.7)
Buddhism (0.7)
Animism (0.1)
Major imports
Life expectancy
65.668 (2002)
66.11 (2003)
66.531 (2004)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
1.408 (2000)
1.342 (2001)
1.138 (1988)
Fertility rate
6.724 (1960)
6.758 (1961)
6.79 (1962)
GDP growth rate
5.181 (1984)
6.058 (1961)
5.453 (1962)
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
IOC Code
BAN
Olympics participated in
 

Organization member

Member of
South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Bangladesh (1972-01-17)
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Bangladeshi
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
bd
Capital
 

Location

People born here
Adjectival form
Bangladeshi
Geolocation
89.9249733333 × 23.851
Events
Contains
Partially contains
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
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