Now, the Birth Registration process of People's Republic Of Bangladesh has been made online. So the process of birth registration has became fast, easy and efficient. Through the public birth registration portal anyone can apply for birth certificate, view the online application status and even can verify or check their birth certificate. This service can be accessed by all the citizens of Bangladesh, residing in Bangladesh or abroad.
All you need to know about Bangladesh - Bangladesh at a glance
Bangladesh is a small country with a great potential for industrial advancement and economic growth. With a large domestic market, Bangladesh offers great opportunities for investment. Here is Bangladesh at a glance.
The People’s Republic of Bangladesh
It lies between 20° 34’ and 26° 38’ North Latitude and 88° 01’ and 92° 41’ East Longitude1
On three sides- East, North and West-India. South-East Myanmar. South-Bay of Bengal
147,570 sq km
Approximately 141 million
Country is divided into six Administrative Divisions. These are Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, Barisal and Sylhet. Each Division is divided into districts
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, Sylhet & Barisal
Parliamentary form of government. The President is Head of the state, while the government is headed by the Prime Minister
The official working hours in Bangladesh are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm from Sunday to Thursday. Friday and Saturday are weekly holidays
BEST TOURIST SEASON
October - March
PLACES OF TOURIST INTEREST
Dhaka, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Kaptai, Rangamati, Khagrachari, Bandarban, Kuakata, Bogra, Khulna, the Sundarbans, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Dinajpur and Comilla
Bangla-Official Language, English-Second language and widely spoken
4 major religions: Islam, Hinduism, Christianity & Buddhism Muslim: 88 percent of total population
Unit of Currency: Taka (Tk) (US$ 1 - Appx. 68 Taka) Notes in Circulation: Tk. 500, Tk. 100, Tk. 50, Tk. 20, Tk. 10, Tk. 5, Tk. 2. GDP at Current Price: Tk. 303206 million - US$4380 million per Capita GNI: US$520 Industrial Growth (at FY ’96 Constant Price): 7.3 percent Inflation Rate: 6.1 percent Investment Rate: 24.33 percent of GDP National Savings Rate: 29.15 percent of GDP Exports (US$) in 2006-07: US$ 12,177.86 million
GMT +6 Hours Seasons: Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, Late Autumn, Winter and Spring Climate: Tropical and moderate Rainfall: 1100mm to 3400mm (June- Aug) Principal Rivers: Padma, Meghna, Jamuna, Karnaphuli, Surma and Brahmaputra Principal Crops: Paddy, Wheat, Jute, Sugarcane, Tobacco and Pulses
Ready made garments, Knitwear, Jute and Jute goods, Shrimps, Leather and Leather goods, Tea, Handicrafts, Agricultural products, Ceramic, Pharmeceuticals, Light Engineering Products, etc.
Petroleum & Lubricants, Chemicals, Cement, Capital Machinery, Machinery parts, Tinned and Bagged Milk powder, Edible oil, Automobiles, electronics etc.