Gorgeously green yet swamped with people, Bangladesh is a rural wonderland laden with waterways,
peppered with villages and bursting with humanity.

About Bangladesh

BBangladesh, east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is South Asian country of lush greenery and many waterways. Its Padma (Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna rivers create fertile alluvial plains, and travel by boat is common. On the southern coast, the Sundarbans, an enormous mangrove forest shared with India, are home to the Royal Bengal tiger.

General Facts

Capital : Dhaka
Prime minister : Sheikh Hasina
Population : 156.6 million (2013)
Currency : Bangladeshi taka
President  : Abdul Hamid
Official language  : Bengali