The People's Republic Of
Dhaka (Area 414 sq. km. Master
plan 777 sq.km.)
Currency unit is Taka. Notes are
of 1,2,5,10,20,50,100 and 500 Taka.
Coins are of 1,5,10,25,50 and 100 Poisha (100 Poisha =
Bangla is the state language.
English is also widely spoken and understood. Arabic is
read and spoken for religious purposes.
Total estimated population 130
Muslim 88.3%, Hindu 10.5%, others
Total: 144,000 sq km.
» Land: 133,910 sq km.
» Water: 10,090 sq km.
Latitude from 20 degree 34' to 26
degree 38' north. Longitude from 88 degree 01' to 92
degree 41' east.
Bounded by India from the north,
east and west, Burma from the south-east and the Bay of
Bengal from the south.
Tropical; cool, dry winter
(October to March); hot, humid summer (March to June);
cool, rainy monsoon (June to October).
Lowest 47" and highest 136".
National Martyrs Day ( February 21)
» Independence Day ( March 26 )
» Victory Day ( December 16)
Padma, Meghna, Jamuna,
Brahmaputra, Madhumati, Surma, Kushiara & Gumti.
Rice, jute, tobacco, tea,
sugarcane, vegetables, potato, pulses, etc.
Mango, banana, pineapple,
jack-fruit, water-melon, green coconut, guava, lichis,
Jute, sugar, paper, textiles,
fertilizers, cigarette, cement, steel, natural gas,
oil-refinery, newsprint, power generation, rayon,
matches, fishing and food processing, leather, soap,
carpet, timber, ship-building, telephone, etc.
Zia International Airport, Dhaka,
Chittagong International Airport, Sylhet International
Airport and domestic airports at Jessore, Sylhet, Cox's
Bazar, Rajshahi and Saidpur.
Longest sea beach, colorful
tribal life, centuries' old archeological sites, the
Sundarbans (home of the Royal Bengal Tigers and spotted
deer), largest tea gardens, interesting riverine life,