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Tourism places in Bangladesh

Tourism Places in Bangladesh
Dhaka Division : : Rajshahi Division : : Rangpur Division : : Chittagong Division : : Sylhet Division : : Barisal Division : : Khulna Division

Visit gorgeous and beautiful Bangladesh…..enjoy its stunning sea-beaches, thrilling jungle and hills, charming heritage and culture. Get all information regarding travel, tour operation, accommodation and many more.

Bangladesh is gifted with amazing green scenes, stunning sea beaches and thrilling jungles and hills. She offers many tourist attractions including historical and monuments, resorts, beaches, picnic spots, forests and tribal people, wildlife of various species. The country also presents plenty of opportunities to tourists for angling, water skiing, river cruising, hiking, rowing, yachting, sea bathing as well as bringing one in close touch with pristine nature.

The most attractive tourism places at a glance:       

Sundarban  

Cox's Bazar

St. Martins Island           

Himchori& Inani Beach

Fays Lake

Ahsan Manjil

Sonargaon

Madhabkunda Waterfall

Kuakata

Mainamati

Paharpur Buddhist Monastery

Srimongol

Teknaf

Mahasthangarh

 

 

Tourism Places in Bangladesh
Dhaka Division : : Rajshahi Division : : Rangpur Division : : Chittagong Division : : Sylhet Division : : Barisal Division : : Khulna Division

Bangladesh-Fast Facts

Official Name

:

The People's Republic of Bangladesh

Geographical Location

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Latitude between 20o34' and 26o38' North
Longitude between 88o01' and 92o41' East

Area

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147,570 sq. km.

Boundaries

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North - India (West Bengal and Meghalaya), West - India (West Bengal) East - India (Tripura and Assam) and Myanmar, South-Bay of Bengal.

Capital City

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Dhaka

Other Major Cities

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Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Barisal

Standard Time

:

GMT +6 Hours

Climate Variation

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Winter 11o C - 20o C (October - February)
Summer 21o C - 38C (March - September)

Rainfall

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1100 mm to 3400mm (June - August)

Humidity

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Highest 99% (July)
Lowest 36% (December & January)

Population

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145 million

Literacy Rate

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60%

Language

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Bangla (national language). Spoken by 95%, other dialects 5%, English is widely understood and spoken.

Principal Crops

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Rice, Jute, Tea, Wheat, Sugarcane, Pulses, Mustard, Potato, Vegetables.

Principal Rivers

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Padma, Meghna, Jamuna, Surma, Brahmaputra, Karnaphuli, Teesta, Sitalakhya, Rupsha, Madhumati, Gorai, Mahananda etc.

Principal Industries

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Garments, Tea, Ceramics, Cement, Leather, Jute, Textiles, Electric and Electronics, Medicine, Fishing.

Principal Exports

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Garments, Knitwear, Frozen Shrimps, Tea, Leather and Leather products, Jute and Jute products, Ceramics etc.

Principal Imports

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Wheat, Fertilizer, Petroleum goods, Cotton, Edible Oil etc.

Electricity

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220 Volts AC in all cities and towns

Currency

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Taka, having 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 in notes and 5,2,1 in coins. Exchange Rate : US$ 1 = Taka 68.00

Religion

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Muslims - 86.6%, Hindus - 12.1%, Buddhists - 0.6%, Christians 0.4% and others 0.3%.

Government

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Parliamentary form of Government President is the head of the state while the government elected by the people is headed by the Prime Minster.

Business Hours

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Government Office Hours: 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Saturday-Thursday, Friday closed. Some Private business houses work on Fridays.

Best Tourist Season

:

October to March.

Source: Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation

 About Bangladesh

 History of Bangladesh : : Basic Information of Bangladesh  : : Seasons of Bangladesh : : Geography of Bangladesh : : Weather of Bangladesh : : Politics of Bangladesh : : Religions of Bangladesh : : Transportation System : : Cultural Activities : : Dance and Music : : Fruits and Foods : : Peoples of Bangladesh : : Villages of Bangladesh : : Nature of Bangladesh : : World Heritage

 

 

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