Bangladesh

Bangladesh

The area which is now Bangladesh has a rich historical and cultural past, combining Dravidian, Indo-Aryan, Mongol/Mughul, Arab, Persian, Turkic, and west European cultures. Residents of Bangladesh, about 98% of whom are ethnic Bengali and speak Bangla, are called Bangladeshis.

Islam has played a crucial role in the region’s history and politics, with a Muslim majority emerging, particularly in the eastern region of Bengal.

Bangladesh2Population: About 133 million.

To find out more contact:

High Commission for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
57 Culgoa Circuit
O’Malley ACT 2606
+61 2 6290 0511
http://www.bhcanberra.com/

Source:
http://www.factrover.com/people/Bangladesh_people.html

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