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BANGLADESH : BASIC DATA

Official Name : The People's Republic of Bangladesh
Capital : Dhaka

Boundary : On three side-West, North & East-India
                  South-East-Myanmar, South-Bay of Bengal.
Geographical Location
2034'-2638'N Principal Rivers : Padma
8801'-9241'E Meghna
Area 55,598 sq. miles
(1,43,999 sq. km)
Jamuna
Brahmaputra
Territorial Water 12 nautical miles Aarial Khan
Economic Zone Up to 200 nautical miles Madhumati
Population 120 million Surma
Time 06 hrs ahead of GMT Karnaphuly
Temperature Range May max 107.7-92.3F  
min 74.4-59.6F National Language  Bengali
Jun max 88.3-76.9F National Flower Shapla
min 56.1-41.3F National Bird Magpie Robin
Mean Humidity 79.5 percent National Fish Hilsa

Annual Rainfall 
(average)

78.8 inches National Fruit Jackfruit
Unit of Currency Taka (1 US$=Tk. 51.95)
Literate People 45.6 million (Approx)
        
Administrative & Other Units Technical Institutions
Division 06 Polytechnics 19
District 64 Graphic Arts 1
City Corporation 04 Textile 1
Municipality 90 Ceramic 1
Thana 492 Leather 1
Union Parishad 4,472 Commercial 1
Village 68,000 Agricultural 1
SATELLITE STATION
2 (Two)
Betbunia Survey Institute 1
Talibabad Other Vocational
Institutes
35
CINEMA HALLS

415

   
EDUCATION RESEARCH INSTITUTES
Universities

Total 

11

Atomic Energy 8
General 7 Forest 1
Engineering 2 Jute 1
Agricultural 1 Sugar 1
Islamic 1 Tea 1
Post-Graduate Institutions Medical

1

Scientific and
Industrial
3

General (Govt.)

25 Sericulture 1

Colleges General 833 Schools
Engineering  4 Primary Schools 43992
Medical  13 Secondary 
Schools
8983
Teacher's Training  10 Madrasas 4212
Agricultural  2 Primary Training
Institute
53
Law  22 Radio Stations

Dhaka

Cadet  10 Chittagong
Rajshahi
International Airport Dhaka  Rangpur
Sylhet  Khulna
Sea Ports Chittagong  Sylhet
Mongla  Rangamati
Principal Export Jute & Jute Goods  Tagoregaon
Readymade Garments  Comilla
Knitwear, Shrimps  
Leather, Tea  
 Chemical Fertilizer 
Handicrafts 
Agricultural Products 
Software IT Services 

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