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Bangla (Bengali: বাংলা) is the endonym (native name) of Bengal, a geographical and ethno-linguistic region in South Asia, or of the Bengali language, an eastern Indo-Aryan language. It may also mean:

  • Bangladesh, a sovereign state covering a large part of the Bengal region, whose name means 'Bengali Country' or 'Country of Bengal'
  • Bengal, a geopolitical, cultural and historical region in Asia, which is located in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent at the apex of the Bay of Bengal.
  • The Bangla- prefix/suffix indicating Bangladesh and the Bengal. For e.g. Indo-Bangla relations, Anglo-Bangla relations etc.
  • Bangla Maa, the national personification of Bengal as a mother figure
  • .bangla, the secondary Internet country code top-level domain for Bangladesh
  • Bangla (band), a folk-rock band from Bangladesh
  • Banglapedia, the National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh
  • Bangla Academy, an academy in Bangladesh for promoting the Bengali language
  • Bangla College, a college in the part of Dhaka in Bangladesh
  • Bengali alphabet (Bangla lipi)

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