REPUBLICAN REFERENCE

Area (sq.km)
143,998

Population
161,083,804

Capital 
Dhaka

Currency
taka (BDT)

President
Zillur Rahman

BANGLADESH

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Bangladesh came into existence in 1971 when Bengali East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season, hampering economic development. 

 

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