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Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India

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Lowest Point: Indian Ocean 0 m 
Highest Point: Keokradong 1,230 m
Internet Country Code: .bd

Capital: Dhaka (Bangladesh Hotels: Dhaka)
Dhaka City Corporation

Religion: Muslim 83%, Hindu 16%, other 1% 

Languages Spoken: Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English  

See also: Languages spoken in Asia, Languages of the world

Introduction - Brief History
Bangladesh came into existence in 1971 when Bengali East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season, hampering economic development.

Human Rights
Human Rights Cong. for Bangladesh Minorities
Silent Genocide: Chittagong Hill Tracts

Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English

Bangladesh National Museum

Pagolmon: Bangla Music on the Net
Bangla Music

Regional Resources 
Virtual Bangladesh
Home View Bangladesh

Bangladesh Sports

Bangladesh Telegraph & Telephone Board
Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board (BTTB)

Bangladesh Railway
Roads and Highways Department (Ministry of Communication)

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