Map of the Day: People’s Republic of Bangladesh

People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Bangladesh, officially the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in southern Asia in the Ganges River delta on the Bay of Bengal. The state borders India in west, north, and east and has a small border with Myanmar(Burma) in the southeast. 

Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the historical and geographical region of Bengal.

[…] With an area of 143,998 km², compared the country is slightly larger than Greece(131,957 km²) or slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Iowa. 

A population of more than 168 million people (in 2019), makes Bangladesh one of the most densely populated countries in the world. The majority of Bangladesh’s population are Muslim (about 88%). Spoken language is Bangla (or Bengali by 98%).

[…] The map shows Bangladesh and surrounding countries with international borders, the national capital Dhaka (Dacca), province capitals, major cities, main roads, railroads, and major airports.