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People's Republic of Bangladesh

  • গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ (Bengali)
  • Gônoprojatontri Bangladesh
Anthem: "Amar Sonar Bangla" (Bengali)
"My Golden Bengal"


March: "Notuner Gaan"
"The Song of Youth"[1]
Location of Bangladesh
Capital
and largest city
Dhaka
23°45′50″N90°23′20″E / 23.76389°N 90.38889°E / 23.76389; 90.38889
Official language
and national language
Bengali[2]
Ethnic groups
(2011[3])
Religion
(2011[4])
Demonym(s)Bangladeshi
MembershipUN, WTO, SAARC, BIMSTEC, IMCTC, OIC, Commonwealth of Nations
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutionalrepublic
Abdul Hamid
Sheikh Hasina
Shirin Chaudhury
Syed Mahmud Hossain
LegislatureJatiya Sangsad
26 March 1971
• V-Day
16 December 1971
16 December 1972
Area
• Total
147,570[5] km2 (56,980 sq mi) (92nd)
• Water (%)
6.4
Population
• 2018 estimate
Increase161,376,708[6][7] (8th)
• 2011 census
149,772,364[8] (8th)
• Density
1,106/km2 (2,864.5/sq mi) (10th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase$831.750 billion[9]
(29th)
• Per capita
Increase$4,992[9]
(136th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase$314.656 billion[9]
(39th)
• Per capita
Increase$1,888[9]
(143th)
Gini (2016)32.4[10]
medium
HDI (2017)Increase 0.608[11]
medium · 136th
CurrencyBangladeshi taka () (BDT)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Date format
  • dd-mm-yyyy
  • BS দদ-মম-বববব(CE−594)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+880
ISO 3166 codeBD
Internet TLD.bd
.বাংলা

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of March 17, 2019


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