Bangladesh


Currency

The official currency of Bangladesh is Bangladeshi Taka (sign: Tk, code: BDT).

Capital

Dhaka

Location

Bangladesh is located in Asia.


Bangladesh Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 148,692,000

Estimated population (2000): 129,592,000

Estimated population (1950): 37,895,000

Flag


Bangladesh Flag

Economy

According to a poll, Bangladesh has world's second most pro-capitalist population in the developing world. The economy of is Bangladesh is led by export-oriented industrialisation. The Bangladesh has the world's second largest textile industry in the world. Other key sectors of Bangladesh economy are pharmaceuticals, shipbuilding, ceramics, leather goods and electronics. Bangladesh is located in one of the most fertile regions on Earth, and agriculture plays a crucial role, with the principal cash crops including rice, jute, tea, wheat, cotton and sugar cane. Bangladesh also ranks fifth in the global production of fish and seafood.
Bangladesh has substantial reserves of natural gas and coal.


The most popular places in Bangladesh among international travellers

Dhaka

Dhaka