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Complete details about Bangladesh in Asia with capital city Dhaka

Country NameBangladesh (Bangladesh)
Country CodeBGD
Capital CityDhaka
ContinentAsia
RegionSouthern and Central Asia
Independence Year1971
Population129155000
Surface Area143998.0
Life Expectancy60.2 years
GNP32852.0 (old 31966.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Bengali [official]     (97.7%)
Chakma     (0.4%)
Garo     (0.1%)
Khasi     (0.1%)
Marma     (0.2%)
Santhali     (0.1%)
Tripuri     (0.1%)

Major Cities

Dhaka, Dhaka     (population 3612850)
Chittagong, Chittagong     (population 1392860)
Khulna, Khulna     (population 663340)
Rajshahi, Rajshahi     (population 294056)
Narayanganj, Dhaka     (population 202134)
Rangpur, Rajshahi     (population 191398)
Mymensingh, Dhaka     (population 188713)
Barisal, Barisal     (population 170232)
Tungi, Dhaka     (population 168702)
Jessore, Khulna     (population 139710)
Comilla, Chittagong     (population 135313)
Nawabganj, Rajshahi     (population 130577)
Dinajpur, Rajshahi     (population 127815)
Bogra, Rajshahi     (population 120170)
Sylhet, Sylhet     (population 117396)
Brahmanbaria, Chittagong     (population 109032)
Tangail, Dhaka     (population 106004)
Jamalpur, Dhaka     (population 103556)
Pabna, Rajshahi     (population 103277)
Naogaon, Rajshahi     (population 101266)
Sirajganj, Rajshahi     (population 99669)
Narsinghdi, Dhaka     (population 98342)
Saidpur, Rajshahi     (population 96777)
Gazipur, Dhaka     (population 96717)

Bangladesh's most recent News and Stories

Bangladesh Tweets

From @adi27588 on Tue Nov 21 23:00:56 EST 2017 RT @Shubhrastha: Historic Summit in NE!For the 1st time Hon? @rashtrapatibhvn ji sets foot in the cultural land of Manipur to open up the d?
From @RGZ9ytMDxr5CJ7V on Tue Nov 21 23:00:39 EST 2017 @neteller @neteller_jp@neteller Bangladesh is a beautiful country. I love my country. https://t.co/c4phYDg8bj
From @mwlodge on Tue Nov 21 23:00:37 EST 2017 Arrived in #Dhaka #Bangladesh for international blue economy dialogue. https://t.co/UKCZBHqh0Q
From @NiessohD on Tue Nov 21 23:00:32 EST 2017 RT @FedericaMog: In #Bangladesh visiting Cox?s Bazar #Rohingya refugee camp, before heading to #Myanmar tonight. #EU provides more than 50%?
From @Irish_Atheist on Tue Nov 21 23:00:32 EST 2017 RT @mujunaeem: The murder of Yameen, Rilwan's abduction, suspicious drowning of Naail, throat slashing of Hilath, didn't happen in a vacuum?
From @SheikhuzzolLove on Tue Nov 21 23:00:28 EST 2017 RT @albd1971: Dhaka, Thimphu to exchange export-import data from Jan 01 https://t.co/uV8ijWNA58 #Bangladesh #Bhutan #SouthAsia #Trade #Comm?
From @haque_shahidul on Tue Nov 21 23:00:28 EST 2017 Syrian surgeon leads team of doctors in Bangladesh to treat Rohingyas https://t.co/fo4wYpbzeo via @MiddleEastEye
From @enam_kazi on Tue Nov 21 23:00:15 EST 2017 RT @albd1971: Dhaka, Thimphu to exchange export-import data from Jan 01 https://t.co/uV8ijWNA58 #Bangladesh #Bhutan #SouthAsia #Trade #Comm?
From @XRPHODLER on Tue Nov 21 23:00:05 EST 2017 RT @msteinharter: Earthport now sending payments to 67 countries; went live in Bangladesh this week! Many more to come in the next few mon?
From @24livenewspaper on Tue Nov 21 23:00:03 EST 2017 ?????? ????? ?????? ????? ???? ??????! https://t.co/oK9l6SPafF
From @albd1971 on Tue Nov 21 23:00:00 EST 2017 Dhaka, Thimphu to exchange export-import data from Jan 01 https://t.co/uV8ijWNA58 #Bangladesh #Bhutan #SouthAsia? https://t.co/6TXEHLMtU1
From @Pedro_Mdt on Tue Nov 21 22:59:59 EST 2017 RT @syeddoha: #Myanmar is engaged in Genocide - Madam, I know you have worked very hard in #Bangladesh, but to what end, then? If you aband?