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Official NameThe People's Republic of Bangladesh
Country Meaning(Land of the Bengals)
MottoVictory to Bengal (unofficial) (No official motto)
AnthemAmar Shonar Bangla (My Golden Bengal)
Population170,819,230 (2.17% of the world)
LanguagesBangla 98.8% (official, also known as Bengali), other 1.2% (2011 est.)
Alpha Code »BD / BGD
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Bangladeshi taka (৳ BDT)
Central Bank »Bangladesh Bank
Calling Codes+880
Area Total Area: 148,460 km2 (57,320 sq mi)
Land: 130,168 km2 (50,258 sq mi)
Water: 13,830 km2 (5,340 sq mi)
RegionSouthern Asia
Lat/Long23.6849940, 90.3563310
Timezone1 timezone(s)