The official currency of Bangladesh is Bangladeshi Taka (sign: Tk, code: BDT).
Bangladesh is located in Asia.
Estimated population (2010): 148,692,000
Estimated population (2000): 129,592,000
Estimated population (1950): 37,895,000
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