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Bangladesh
(3,622 words)

Gaṇaprajātantrī Bāṁlādesh (The People’s Republic of Bangladesh)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

169,775,000

Area

150,000 sq. km (57,000 sq. mi)

Population density

1,200/sq. km (3,000/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.04% (per 1,000: births 17, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

27%

Urban dwellers

38% (2.88% p.a.)

Largest cities

Dhaka 21,006,000; Chittagong 5,020,000; Khulna 954,000; Rajshahi 908,000; Sylhet 852,000; plus 6 over 300,000

Lang…

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“Bangladesh”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BGD>
First published online: 2020



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