Culture & Heritage 2018-01-30T16:37:22+00:00

A rich culture

Bangladesh shares borders with India on three sides except for a small border with Myanmar on its eastern flank and the Bay of Bengal to the south. Together with the Indian state of West-Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal. The name ‘Bangladesh’ means ‘The Country of Bengal’ in the official Bengali language.Reflecting the long history of the region, Bangladesh has a culture that encompasses elements both old and new. The Bengali language boasts a rich literary heritage, which Bangladesh shares with the Indian state of West-Bengal. The earliest


Private sector has been playing a vital role in the significant growth of the Tourism sector. There are excellent accommodation and other facilities in a range of hotels and motels run by Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation at all the major tourist destinations like Cox’s Bazar, Rangamati, Bandarban, Khagrachari, Kuakata, Sylhet, Bogra, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Mongla,Teknaf and other parts of the country.


Dhaka (Bangla: ঢাকা,; formerly known as Dacca and Jahangir Nagar, under Mughal rule), is the capital of Bangladesh and the principal city of Dhaka District. Dhaka is a megacity and one of the major cities of South Asia. Located on the banks of the Buriganga River, Dhaka, along with its metropolitan area, has a population of around 13 million, making it the largest city in Bangladesh. It is one of the most densely populated cities in the world and forms the world’s 9th largest agglomeration and the largest city within the Organisation of the Islamic Conference. Dhaka is known as the City of Mosques[ and renowned for producing the world’s finest muslin.

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