By Nicole
* Area: 147,570 km squared
* Population: 150,039,000
* Language: Bengali
* Primary Religion: Islam
* Capital city: Dhaka
* Currency: Taka
* Mild winter from October to March
* Hot, humid summer from March to June
* Floods, tropical cyclones, tornadoes, and tidal
bores occur almost every year.
* Has some of the most fertile
plains in the world
* Almost half of the population lives on less than
a dollar a day.
* It’s the eighth biggest country in the world by
* 1 Canadian dollar is equal to 69.364
Bangladeshi Takas
* Has six seasons: Summer, rainy, autumn, cool,
winter, spring
* There is 2850 people for every square mile
* Textiles
* Jute
* Fish
* Leather and leather goods
* Ceramics
* Pohela Boishakh is the first day of the Bengali
calendar. It is celebrated on April 14th. It marks
the start day of the crop season.
* Jatiya Pitha Utsab- National cake festival!
* Weddings in Bangladesh include many rituals
and ceremonies that can span over several
Cox’s Bazar
Cox’s Bazar’s
beach is the
world’s longest
natural sandy
beach in the
It is the oldest
site in
* Bangladesh is known for its wide array of
sweets made from milk.
* Rice and flatbreads are a staple diet of
* Meals are usually served in courses: 1stveggies, fish and rice. 2nd- meat (chicken,
beef, goat or lamb). 3rd- consists of daals
(lentils) which balance out with the spiciness
of the other courses. 4th – desserts which are
accompanied by tea.