Bangladesh ; Bengali: বাংলাদেশ, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh is a sovereign state located in South Asia. It is bordered by India and Burma and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. The capital is Dhaka, located in central Bangladesh. The official state language is Bengali. The name Bangladesh means "Land of Bengal" or "Country of Bengal" the in the Bengali language, from Bangla "Bengal" and desh holding a dual meaning of "land" and "country" as English "country," German land, French pays, etc. The borders of present-day Bangladesh were established with the partition of Bengal...
|Founded:||March 26, 1971|
|Official language:||Bengali Language|
|Area:||56,977.1 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Parliamentary system, Unitary republic|
|Also known as:||Bangladeş Halk Cumhuriyeti, بنجلاديش, Bangladeș|