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Bangladesh

Country in South Asia

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Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It shares land borders with India and Myanmar. The country's maritime territory in the Bay of Bengal is roughly equal to the size of its land area. Bangladesh is the 92nd-largest sovereign state in the world, with an area of 147,570 square kilometres (56,980 sq mi). It is also the world's 8th-most populous country, as well as one of its most densely-populated. Dhaka is its capital and largest city, and is also the economic, political and the cultural center of Bangladesh, followed by Chittagong, which has the country's largest port. It forms the largest and eastern part of the Bengal region. The country's geography is dominated by the Bengal delta with many rivers; while hilly and mountainous areas make up the north-east and south-east. The country also has the longest sea beach and the largest mangrove forest in the world. The endangered Bengal tiger is a national symbol.

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Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual harassment made..
Credit: Reuters - Published 18 hours ago

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A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants, most of them from Bangladesh, has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them disembark,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Rain affects the World Cup for the second day in succession as the start of Bangladesh's game against Sri Lanka was delayed.
6 days ago • BBC News
Technology in Norway is helping to stop malaria deaths thousands of miles away in Bangladesh.
6 days ago • BBC News
Jason Roy inspires England to victory over Bangladesh with an impressive 153, including three sixes in a row.
1 week ago • BBC News
Jason Roy's 153 helps England dominate Bangladesh and return to winning ways in the World Cup.
1 week ago • BBC News
Jason Roy's 153 helps England dominate Bangladesh and return to winning ways in the World Cup.
1 week ago • BBC News

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