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  • Dhaka overview

    The capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka is located on the banks of the Buriganga River. A vibrant city, Dhaka is filled with various colours giving the city a wonderful look. Dhaka was mainly the city of Mughals and during their reign there were several masaajid, fortifications and tombs constructed in the…
  • Chittagong overview

    Offering the best of both the worlds, Chittagong is an attractive city that finds a great location on the banks of Karnaphuli River between the Chittagong Hill Tracts and the Bay of Bengal. Chittagong is the commercial centre and industrial base of Bangladesh. The Port of Chittagong is a major…
  • Bangladesh Overview

    Located in South Asia, Bangladesh is officially called as the Republic of Bangladesh. The country shares borders with India and Myanmar and the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh reflects a wonderful history and combines the old and new elements beautifully. Cycle-rickshaws, auto-rickshaws, taxis and buses make a convenient means of transport.

  • 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…
  • Gentle Waves and Warm Waters - Cox's Bazaar Beach

    The Cox's Bazaar Beach is the longest natural sandy beach in the world

    Representing around 125Km of unbroken sandy beach, this area is one of the favorite destinations for travelers visiting Bangladesh. Extending from the Bakhali River to the Teknaf, the Cox's Bazaar Beach stretches beyond the Cox Town Bazaar.

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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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