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CONTAINER INFORMATION

Abbreviation

BGD

Website

Bangladesh

Established

3/26/1971

Discontinued

 

Last Modified

4/26/2011


Institutions

President

Prime Minister

Barisal

Chittagong

Dhaka

Jatiyo Sangshad

Khulna

Rajshahi

Rangpur

Sylhet


DESCRIPTION

Bangladesh is a country in South Asia. The main religion is islam. The main language is Bengali. East Pakistan seceded from Pakistan as Bangladesh in 1971. The country is now a parliamentary democratic republic. Formal Name: People's Republic of Bangladesh Local Name: Bangladesh Capital: Dhaka Currency: Taka (BDT) National Holiday: March 26 - Independence Day Population: 133,376,684 (2001) Ethnic Groups: Bengali 97.7%, tribal groups 1.9% (1997) Total Armed Forces: 137,000 (2000) Merchant marine: 34 ships (2002) Religious Adherents http://www.thearda.com/internationalData/countries/Country_19_2.asp Muslim 87.10% Hindu 11.20% Christian 0.70% Buddhist 0.60% Ethnoreligionist 0.50% Non-religious 0.10%


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MEDIA

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Date

Category

Headline

Contributor

2/26/2009 4:00 pm

General

Bangladesh mutiny spreads across country

kal

1/8/2007 11:00 am

News

Is Bangladesh heading towards disaster?

L'illusionniste

12/29/2005 6:20 am

Commentary

Bangladesh for Beginners

ArmyDem


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