Name of our Country

Conventional long form : People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Official Seal of

The Government of Bangladesh

Conventional short form : Bangladesh
Etymology : The name – a compound of the Bengali words “Bangla” (Bengal) and “Desh” (country) – means “Country of Bengal”

Location of our country

Continent : Asia
Geographic coordinates : 23.6850° N, 90.3563° E
Time difference : Bangladesh (GMT +6)
Location : Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between India (4142 km) & Burma (291 km)

Area of our Country

Area : 148,460 sq km
Land : 130,170 sq km
Water : 18,290 sq km
Climate :
Tropical Weather
Mild Winter (October to March)
Hot & Humid Summer (March to June) Humid & Warm Rainy Monsoon (June to October)


Our Identities

                    National Flag                                             National Emblem
  National Animal

Royal Bengal Tiger

     National Bird

      Magpie Robin

    National Fruit


 National Tree


National anthem: A generally patriotic musical composition – usually in the form of a song or hymn of praise – that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions, or struggles of a nation or its people. National anthems can be officially recognized as a national song by a country’s constitution or by an enacted law, or simply by tradition. Although most anthems contain lyrics, some do not.

Name: "Amar Shonar Bangla" (My Golden Bengal)
Lyrics/Music: Rabindranath Tagore
Note: Adopted 1971; Rabindranath Tagore, a Nobel laureate, also wrote India's national anthem