Bangladesh
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
ITU code : International Communication Union.
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Bangladesh - Physical geography

Area : 144 000 Km2
Water : 7 %
Lands under cultivation : 75 %
Wild pasture lands : 5 %
Forests : 9 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Indian Ocean)
Max. Height : 1230 m (Keokradong)


Bangladesh - Climate
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Rainfall (mm) in Dhaka
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Bangladesh - People
Nationality : Bangladeshi
Main language(s) : Bengali, English

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Population (2005) : 141 832 000 people
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Density : 985 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 3 children / woman
Life expectancy : 63 years
Urban population : 25 %

Main cities :
9 500 000 people Dhaka (capital)
2 100 000 people Chittagong
900 000 people Khulna
520 000 people Rajshahi


Bangladesh - Economy
Currency : Taka (BDT) = 100 Paisa
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 72 Taka (BDT)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 46.9 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 331 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 66.24 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 467 dollars


Bangladesh - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Rice (4)
- Lentils (4)
- Tea (10)
- Cereals (13)
- Potatoes (16)
- Sugar cane (20)
- Wood (23)
- Millet (24)
- Goats (4)
- Oxen (12)
- Natural gas
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Clothes
RECORDS :
- The biggest hailstones in the world (1 Kg) falt in Bangladesh in 1986, April 14.


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