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Rickshaws are the most common and popular means of transport in Bangladesh

If you are looking to travel for a short distance, these rickshaws are an excellent way of reaching your destination. The popularity of rickshaws in Bangladesh is so much that Dhaka has been named as the "Rickshaw Capital of the World."

The rickshaws are convenient as compared to other means of transport and also quite affordable. Mostly they are convertibles with folding hoods to protect customers from the sun. These rickshaws can make travel convenient in even the narrowest streets of Bangladesh. Visitors should not hesitate in negotiating on the fare. The rickshaws in Bangladesh are unique from rickshaws in the rest of South Asia because they are quite colorful.

Almost every town and city in Bangladesh has a huge fleet of rickshaws. Riding these rickshaws can be a fun and adventurous experience in their own way. Visitors will surely enjoy the jittery ride. Rickshaws are the most affordable and environment friendly means of traveling quickly across busy streets in the country. In case you are planning to visit Bangladesh do enjoy a fun filled ride in one of the colorful rickshaws in the country.

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  • All about the Rickshaw Transportation

    Rickshaws are the most common and popular means of transport in Bangladesh If you are looking to travel for a short distance, these rickshaws are an excellent way of reaching your destination. The popularity of rickshaws in Bangladesh is so much that Dhaka has been named as the "Rickshaw Capital of…
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Bangladesh Info

COMMERCIAL / ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Dhaka

GEOGRAPHY

Bangladesh is 144,000 square kilometers and is filled with woodland, crops, meadows, pastures, and bodies of water which vary in size.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 158 Million. Muslims account for about 90% of the population

CLIMATE

Tropical and warm. In general, maximum summer temperatures range between 38 and 41 °C (100.4 and 105.8 °F) from March to April. From June to November it is considered rainy seasons and is very humid. From December to February it is Winter season with an average temperature of 16–20 °C (61–68 °F)

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Bengali is the official language. English is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+6 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 5 PM
(Sunday to Thursday are the working days of the week. Friday & Saturday are considered as weekends)

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: March 26th
May Day: May 1st
Language Martyr's Day: February 21
Christmas: December 25th

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi

CURRENCY

Bangladeshi Taka

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 999
Medical: 8119229
Fire: 199

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