Cox's Bazar Beach

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Fishing boats on Cox's Bazar Beach
People at Cox's Bazar Beach

Cox's Bazar Beach, located at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, is the longest unbroken sea beach in the world,[1][2] running 120 kilometres (75 mi).[3] It is the top tourist destination of Bangladesh.[4][5]

Cox's Bazar Beach from sky

Geography[edit]

At high tide the beach is 200 metres (660 ft) wide and at low tide it is 400 metres (1,300 ft) wide on average.[5] Quicksand is a danger during ebb tide.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - the World's Longest Beach 120km". Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  2. ^ "World's longest beach hidden in Bangladesh". The Sydney Morning Herald. Reuters. 31 January 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  3. ^ IMF Country Report 05/410 Bangladesh: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. International Monetary Fund. 23 December 2005. p. 116. ISBN 978-1-4527-0752-5. 
  4. ^ Ajit K. Danda, Asia, Land and People, page 120, Asiatic Society (Kolkata), 2003, ISBN 9788172361402
  5. ^ a b Mariam Whyte and Jui Lin Yong, Bangladesh, page 136, Marshall Cavendish, 2010, ISBN 9780761444756
  6. ^ "43 died in Cox's Bazar sea beach in 13 years: 5-km beach net likely". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. 17 March 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 

Coordinates: 21°26′N 91°58′E / 21.43°N 91.96°E / 21.43; 91.96