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Why does Bangladesh have a special relationship with India?

The region that is now Bangladesh was once part of the Indian province of Bengal. Later, when India was divided into India and Pakistan, it was known as East Pakistan. Bangladesh came into being only in 1971,when the two parts of Pakistan split, after a bitter war in which India played a major role in helping Bangladesh become independent. Most of Bangladesh is very low lying, flat land. It is one ofthe most densely populated regions in the world. The two great rivers, the Ganges and the Brahmaputra meet here, to form a maze of waterways that make up the world's largest delta. As a result, Bangladesh is prone to frequent floods that cause great damage.

Facts about Bangladesh

Administrative divisions: 6 divisions; Barisal , Chittagong , Dhaka , Khulna , Rajshahi , Sylhet
Area: total: 144 ,000 sq km land: 133 ,910 sq km water: 10 ,090 sq km
Background: Europeans began to set up trading posts in the area of Bangladesh in the 16th century; eventually the British came to dominate the region and it became part of British India. In 1947 , West Pakistan and East Bengal (both primarily Muslim) separated from India (largely Hindu) and jointly became the new country of Pakistan. East Bengal became East Pakistan in 1955 , but the awkward arrangement of a two-part country with its territorial units separated by 1 ,600 km left the Bengalis marginalized and dissatisfied. East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan in 1971 and was renamed Bangladesh. A military-backed caretaker regime suspended planned parliamentary elections in January 2007 in an effort to reform the political system and root out corruption; the regime has pledged new democratic elections by the end of 2008. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season , hampering economic development.
Flag description: green field with a large red disk shifted slightly to the hoist side of center; the red disk represents the rising sun and the sacrifice to achieve independence; the green field symbolizes the lush vegetation of Bangladesh
Capital: name: Dhaka geographic coordinates: 23 43 N , 90 24 E time difference: UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical; mild winter (October to March); hot , humid summer (March to June); humid , warm rainy monsoon (June to October)
Currency code: taka (BDT)
Ethnic groups: Bengali 98% , other 2% (includes tribal groups , non-Bengali Muslims) (1998)
Geographic coordinates: 24 00 N , 90 00 E
Geography note: most of the country is situated on deltas of large rivers flowing from the Himalayas: the Ganges unites with the Jamuna (main channel of the Brahmaputra) and later joins the Meghna to eventually empty into the Bay of Bengal
Government type: parliamentary democracy
Imports partners: China 17.6% , India 13.3% , Kuwait 8.2% , Singapore 4.9% (2007)
Internet country code: .bd
Land boundaries: 580 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 4 ,246 km border countries: Burma 193 km , India 4 ,053 km
Languages: Bangla (official , also known as Bengali) , English
Location: Southern Asia , bordering the Bay of Bengal , between Burma and India
Map references: Asia
National holiday: Independence Day , 26 March (1971); note - 26 March 1971 is the date of independence from West Pakistan , 16 December 1971 is Victory Day and commemorates the official creation of the state of Bangladesh
Nationality: noun: Bangladeshi(s) adjective: Bangladeshi
Natural hazards: droughts , cyclones; much of the country routinely inundated during the summer monsoon season
Population: 153 ,546 ,896 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Muslim 83% , Hindu 16% , other 1% (1998)
Terrain: mostly flat alluvial plain; hilly in southeast
Unemployment rate: 2.5% (includes underemployment) (2007 est.)

Capital of People\\\'s Republic of Bangladesh

Dhaka (click to view Dhaka map)

Places in Bangladesh

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Bangladesh. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Ālinagar city map
Ālokbāli city map
Barisal Division (1532 google map locations)
Begam Char city map
Bibirkāndi city map
Chak Chāriāli city map
Chānderpāra city map
Char Bāliākāndi city map
Char Dighaldi city map
Char Gauripur city map
Char Mādhabpur city map
Char Rāmprasādpur city map
Char Sutherland city map
Chittagong Division (3406 google map locations)
Dhaka Division (9420 google map locations)
Dilārpur city map
East Char Jaykālipur city map
Fakirer Char city map
Hāt Chakerkāndi city map
Jhāukāndi city map
Jitrāmpur city map
Kadmir Char city map
Kālāpāhāria city map
Kālikāpur city map
Karimpur city map
Khodādila city map
Khulna Division (2803 google map locations)
Nij Kālāpāhāria city map
Nilakshya city map
Rajshahi Division (4546 google map locations)
Rangpur city map
Sāpmāra Charergaon city map
Sylhet Division (318 google map locations)

Random cities in Bangladesh

Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.


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