Dhaka with an area of 815.85 sq. km. and population of 10
millions, is the capital of Bangladesh. Dhaka is widely known
as the city of mosques. There are more than 3000 mosques in
the city, some dating back to the 13th century.
Political and Economical System
Bangladesh country having the parliamentary form of government.
It is perusing the free Market Economic System. The new industrial
policy aims at increasing the involvement of the private sector
in all economic activities.
Major Cities and ports
Dhaka, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, khulna, Rajshahi, Barisal
and Sylhet are the major cities of Bangladesh. Main sea ports
are Chittagong and Mongla while main air ports are Zia International
Airport at Dhaka, Shah Amanat Airport at Chittagong and Osmani
International Airport at Sylhet.
Rice, Wheat, Jute, Cotton, Tea, Tobacco, Sugarcane, Pulses,
Oil Seeds, Spices, Potato, Green Vegetables, Banana, Mango,
Natural Gas, Lime Stone, Ceramic Clay, Glass, sand etc.
Jute and Cotton, Textile, garments, Tea, Sugar, Paper, Newsprint,
Cements, Chemical Engineering, Shipbuilding, Telephone sets
and Equipment, Electric cables, Steel, Leather, Medicine &