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Dhaka steamers (Bangladesh) - Photo by Ahron de Leeuw - CC-BY

Population (millions) ..........................................129,194,000
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 360
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................44.1
Unemployment.....................................................................35.2%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.6
Labor force (%) ....... 2.9
 

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Resources and links about Bangladesh

Bangladesh - Photo by mysticchildz - CC-BY

Total Area...........................................................................55,598 mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)......36
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 19
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 58
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 75
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ........................... 56
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 84
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................61

Go to Bangladesh Capital City Dhaka City Profile - To Bangladesh History

Bangladesh __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/bangladesh/

Bangladesh __ A good overview of Bangladesh , history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107317.html

Bangladesh __ "Reading the world's press you could be forgiven for thinking that Bangladesh is a disaster zone rather than a travel destination. But hiding behind these images of cyclones and floods is a strikingly lush and beautiful land with a rich history and a variety of attractions unusual for a country this size." History, economics, culture, statistics. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/indian_subcontinent/bangladesh/

 
 

Bangladesh: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Bangladesh geography, maps of Bangladesh and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blbangladesh.htm    

Bangladesh Government Official Web Page __ Not only can you meet the President and the Prime Minister, you can enjoy many click-to-view links about several aspects of Bangladesh. - illustrated - From Government of Bangladesh - http://www.bangladesh.gov.bd/

bangladesh map and map of bangladesh information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/bd.htm

Bangladesh Photos __ You will find several pages of photos of Bangladesh. Pictures of Bangladesh. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Bangladesh/

Bangladesh Photos, Flag, Map and Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Bangladesh as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Bangladesh and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/bangladesh

Bangladesh - Photos __ Gallery of annotated Bangladesh photos. Bangladesh pictures. - illustrated - From galenfrysinger.com - http://www.galenfrysinger.com/bangladesh.htm 

Country Profile: Bangladesh __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "The major employer is agriculture, but it is unable to meet the demand for jobs. So many Bangladeshis - in common with citizens from other countries in the region - seek work abroad, sometimes illegally. The country is trying to diversify its economy, with industrial development a priority. Overseas investors have pumped money into the manufacturing and energy sectors." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/country_profiles/1160598.stm

Doing Business in Bangladesh __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=17

Economy of Bangladesh__ "Bangladesh has made significant strides in its economic sector since its independence in 1971." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Bangladesh with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Bangladesh 

Ethnologue report for Bangladesh __ Web page dedicated to languages spoken in Bangladesh - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Bangladesh

Geography of Bangladesh __ "Most of the areas of Bangladesh lies within the broad delta formed by the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. Lands are exceedingly flat, low-lying, and subject to annual flooding." Learn about Bangladesh's geographical features like land, rivers, seasons, climate, flora & fauna, natural resources and more. You will find a lot of additional information about Bangladesh too. - illustrated - From bangla2000.com - http://www.bangla2000.com/Bangladesh/geography.shtm 

Maps_Of_Bangladesh __ You will find a wide variety of Bangladesh map resources. Select Bangladesh maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Bangladesh.html


 
pictures of Bangladesh at picturesofplaces.com - bangladesh pictures ... __ "Bangladesh pictures including Dhaka, Dinajpur, buildings, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/bangladesh.html 

Welcome to the Independent's Internet Edition __ Online English language newspaper. - illustrated - From The Independent - http://www.independent-bangladesh.com/

Welcome to Virtual Bangladesh __ "Virtual Bangladesh is an award winning site about the beautiful nation of Bangladesh. Here, one will find almost everything there is to know about Bangladesh. From her history and geography, to her culture, language and literature. From images and sounds that describe the beauty of this nation to little known esoteric facts." Not much else I can say. - illustrated - From Virtualbangladesh.com - http://www.virtualbangladesh.com/


 

 

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