• Officially: People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • Capital: Dhaka

Facts

  • Population: 162 million
    • one of the world’s most densely-populated countries
  • Language: Bengali
  • Religions: Islam, Hinduism
  • Life expectancy: 69 years (men), 70 years (women)
  • Currency: taka

Geography

  • Area: 143,998 sq km (55,598 sq miles)

Notes

  • Poverty is widespread

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