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People’s Republic of Bangladesh


Country profile:

Location: South Asia.
Borders: India, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, China.
Capital: Dhaka.
Area: 147,610 km2 .
Population: 168,957,745.
Currency: Taka BDT.
Independence from Pakistan: year 1971.

Travel articles about Bangladesh

This is why Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh is worth a visit

This is why Dhaka the capital of Bangladesh is worth a visit

Visit Dhaka Undoubtedly the most underrated country in whole Asia, Bangladesh is also the least touristy destination on the planet. Being the 8th most populous country in the world with 160 million people, it only receives around 120.000 international arrivals annually. Unsurprisingly, it has the lowest number of tourists compared to its population. Visit Dhaka – City Guide Bangladeshi history reveals the country has maintained human presence since the year 700 BC. In the Middle Ages, it adhered to Islam and became one of the richest territories of the Mongolian Empire while Dhaka became one of the wealthiest and most prosperous cities in the world. Europeans, particularly the Portuguese, arrived in Bangladesh in the fifteenth century and, only three centuries later, the British East India Company took over its land. When Pakistan failed to administer Bangladesh, independence finally arrived after conflicts between East and West Pakistan, from 1947 until 1971, when…

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