Date of Independence: 26 March 1971
Date of Admission to the United Nations: 17 September 1974
Geographical Size: 1,47,570 sq km (land: 1,33,910 sq km, water: 10,090 sq km)
Population: 159,453,001 (July 2018)
Form of Government:
Parliamentary system of government where the President assumes the position of the Head of the State, while the Prime Minister acts as the Head of the Executive.
System of Law: Common Law