About Bangladesh

About Bangladesh

 

The Country The people’s Republic of Bangladesh,

Geographical location South Asia, between 20 34 and 26 38 north latitudes and between 88 01 and 92 41 east longitudes; consists of flat fertile alluvial land.

Boundaries North – India (West Bengal Meghalaya),

West – India (West Bengal),

East – India (Tripura & Assam) & Myanmar,

South  –  Bay of Bangla

Area  –  147,570 square km. (Territorial water –12 nautical miles)

Capital City –  Dhaka Metropolitan Area 1528 sq.km

Standard time – GMT+ 6 hours.

Climate –  Sub-tropical monsoon, winter (November- February)

Rainfall – 1194 mm to 3454 mm (average during monsoon, June-August)

Humidity –  Highest: 99 percent (July), Lowest: 36 percent (December and January)

Population – 131.27 Million **

Population Growth Rate – 1.48.  Percent **

Population Density – 938 Person per sq. km **

Total fertility rate –  2.78 Children born/woman **

Life expectancy –  58.1 years**

Mortality rate – 54.1 percent **

Adult literacy rate –   62 percent (15 years +) **

Language -95 percent Bangla and 5 percent other dialects. English is widely spoken.

Religion -Muslim (88.3%), Hindu (10.5%), Buddhist (0.6%) Christians (0.3%), & Animists and   believers in tribal faiths (0.3%)

Food -Rice, Vegetables, pulses, fish and meat.

Mineral resources -Natural gas, limestone, hard rock, coal, Lignite, silica sand white clay, radioactive Sand etc. (There is a strong possibility of oil deposit)

 

Human resources – A substantial manpower reserve, trained From 21 public government and technical University along with 48 Private University 18 media.

Skilled –  Engineers, technicians, physicians economists, Accountants, administrative and managerial, the personal abundance of low cost, easily trained and adaptable, hardworking, intelligent and Youthful l abour force.

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