15 Interesting Facts About Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is a South Asian country located in the Indian sub-continent. It shares borders with India and Myanmar. It is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world with 8.2% GDP according to a world bank report. Largely unknown to the outer world, Bangladesh is beauty hidden in a shell just like the pearl.

Bangladesh is the 10th largest exporter of tea
Women Plucking Tea, Bangladesh Courtesy: Dhaka Tribune

Here Are Some Lesser Known Facts About Bangladesh:

  • Cox Bazar beach is the longest beach in the world. It is 120 km long.
  • The Bay of Bengal is the largest bay in the world.
  • Bangladesh is the second-largest exporter of readymade garments.
  • With around 700 river’s Bangladesh has the most number of rivers in the world. 
  • Bangladesh is the 10th largest exporter of tea.
  • It is also home to the largest mangrove forests in the world.

largest mangrove forest sundarban bangladesh facts
Mangrove Forest, Sundarbans
  • It is the only country that obtained liberation for the mother language.
  • It is the largest exporter of Jute fiber in the world.
  • It is home to the third-largest Muslim population in the world.
  • The country is home to the world’s largest river delta known as Sundarban Delta.
  • It is one of the most densely populated places on earth.
  • Bangladesh is home to six different seasons.
  • Bangladesh is the fastest-growing economy in Asia.
  • It once used to be East Pakistan.
  • Bangladesh has 3 World Heritage Sites: the Mosque City of Bagerghat, Ruins of Buddhist Vihara, and Sundarbans.
sixty dome mosque facts about bangladesh
Sixty Dome Mosque, Bangladesh

Cricket is the most popular sports in the country and Bangladeshi culture is similar to that of the West Bengal state of India. People from both the places speak Bengali.

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