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Bangladesh Travel

Bangladesh
as a holiday making land exposes to many flamboyant facets. Its tourist attractions are many folded, which include archaeological sites, historical mosques and monuments, resorts, beaches, picnic spots, forests and tribal people, wildlife of various species. Bangladesh offers ample opportunities to tourists for angling, water skiing, river cruising, hiking, rowing, yachting, sea bathing as well as bringing one in close touch with pristine nature.

 

 

Where to go:-

Dhaka (capital)
Bagerhat
Bandarban
Barguna
Barisal
Bhola
Bogra
Brahmanbaria
Chapai Nawabganj
Chandpur
Chittagong
Chuadanga
Comilla
Cox's Bazar
Dinajpur
Faridpur

Feni
Gaibandha
Gazipur
Gopalganj
Habiganj
Jamalpur
Jessore
Jhalokathi
Jhenaidah
Joypurhat
Khagrachari
Khulna
Kishoreganj
Kurigram
Kushtia
Lakshmipur

Lalmonirhat
Madaripur
Magura
Manikganj
Meherpur
Moulavibazar
Munshiganj
Mymensingh
Naogaon
Narayanganj
Narsingdi
Natore
Netrokona
Nilphamari
Noakhali
Norai

Pabna
Panchagarh
Patuakhali
Pirojpur
Rajbari
Rajshahi
Rangamati
Rangpur
Satkhira
Shariyatpur
Sherpur
Sirajgonj
Sunamganj
Sylhet
Tangail
Thakurgaon

 

Tourism in Bangladesh is a slowly developing foreign currency earner. The country has much to attract international and domestic tourists.

In the northern part, comprising of the Rajshahi division, there are archaeological sites, including the temple city Puthia in Rajshahi; the largest and most ancient archaeological site, Mahasthangarh in Bogra; the single largest Buddhist monastery, Paharpur in Naogaon; the most ornamental terracota Hindu temple in Bangladesh Kantaji Temple, and many rajbaris or palaces of old zamindars.

In the south-western part, mainly the Khulna Division, there is the Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest of the world with Royal Bengal Tiger and spotted deer. The historically and architecturally important sixty domed mosque in Bagerhat is a notable site.

In the south-eastern part, which is the Chittagong division, there are mainly natural and hilly scenarios like Chittagong Hill Tracts, along with sandy sea beaches. The most notable beach is the longest unbroken sandy sea beach in the world in Cox's Bazaar.

In the north-eastern part, Sylhet division, there is a green carpet of tea plants on small hillocks. Natural reserved forests are great attractions. Migratory birds in winter, particularly in the haor areas, are also very attractive in this area.

 

 

Bangladesh Basic Data:-

Capital: Dhaka

Official language: Bengali

Victory Day: December 16, 1971

Area: total 147,570 km2

water: 6.9%

Population: 164.4 million (2009 estimate)

Density: 1,099.3/km2

Currency: Taka (BDT)

Time zone: BST (UTC+6)

Calling code: +880