National holiday: Independence Day, 26 March (1971); Victory Day; note - March 1971 is the date of the Awami League's declaration of an independent Bangladesh, and 16 December, known as Victory Day, memorializes the military victory over Pakistan and the official creation of the state of Bangladesh
Definition: This entry gives the primary national day of celebration - usually independence day.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013
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