Outline of Bangladesh

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The location of Bangladesh
An enlargeable map of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Bangladesh:

Bangladeshsovereign country located in South Asia.[1] It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal" in the official Bengali language. Bangladesh became an independent nation in 1971 after a struggle for independence from Pakistan led by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Major Ziaur Rahman. Bangladesh is the eight-most populous country and the fifth most populous democracy in the world.

Geography of Bangladesh[edit]

Bay of Bengal

Environment of Bangladesh[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Bangladesh

Natural geographic features of Bangladesh[edit]

Ecoregions of Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Ecoregions in Bangladesh

Administrative divisions of Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Administrative divisions of Bangladesh
Divisions of Bangladesh[edit]
Districts of Bangladesh[edit]
Subdistricts of Bangladesh[edit]

The districts are subdivided into 493 sub-districts, or upazila.

Demography of Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Bangladesh

Government and politics of Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Government of Bangladesh and Politics of Bangladesh

Since independence of the country, 10 Parliamentary Elections and 3 Presidential Elections were held. There were 6 other presidential elections under Parliamentary management.[2]

Branches of government[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Bangladesh[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Bangladesh[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Bangladesh[edit]

Foreign relations of Bangladesh[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The People's Republic of Bangladesh is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Law of Bangladesh

Military of Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Military of Bangladesh

Local government in Bangladesh[edit]

History of Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: History of Bangladesh and Timeline of the history of Bangladesh

Culture of Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Culture of Bangladesh

Art in Bangladesh[edit]

Sports in Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Sports in Bangladesh

Economy and infrastructure of Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Economy of Bangladesh

Education in Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Education in Bangladesh

Health in Bangladesh[edit]

Main article: Health in Bangladesh

See also[edit]

Main article: Bangladesh


  1. ^ a b "Bangladesh". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Election Commission - Past Elections". Retrieved 19 January 2014. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Bangladesh