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  Bangladesh
Institutions
  President  Abdul Hamid 0 18 +100.00%
  Prime Minister  Sheikh Hasina 2 18 +95.25%
State
 Barisal    
 Chittagong    
 Dhaka    
 Khulna    
 Rajshahi    
 Rangpur    
 Sylhet    
Parliament
  Jatiya Sangsad  Bangladesh Awami League 1 18 +79.66%


Neighbors
Burma (Myanmar)  
India  
Oceans / Seas / Gulfs
Bay of Bengal  

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Websitehttp://www.bangladeshgov.org/
Established March 26, 1971
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia April 26, 2011 05:24pm
Description Bangladesh is a country in South Asia. The main religion is islam. The main language is Bengali. East Pakistan seceded from Pakistan as Bangladesh in 1971. The country is now a parliamentary democratic republic.

Formal Name: People's Republic of Bangladesh

Local Name: Bangladesh

Capital: Dhaka

Currency: Taka (BDT)

National Holiday: March 26 - Independence Day

Population: 133,376,684 (2001)

Ethnic Groups: Bengali 97.7%, tribal groups 1.9% (1997)

Total Armed Forces: 137,000 (2000)

Merchant marine: 34 ships (2002)

Religious Adherents [Link]
Muslim 87.10%
Hindu 11.20%
Christian 0.70%
Buddhist 0.60%
Ethnoreligionist 0.50%
Non-religious 0.10%

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Feb 26, 2009 04:00pm General Bangladesh mutiny spreads across country  Article kal 
Jan 08, 2007 11:00am News Is Bangladesh heading towards disaster?  Article New Jerusalem 
Dec 29, 2005 06:20am Commentary Bangladesh for Beginners  Article ArmyDem 

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