Where is Bangladesh?

Bangladesh is located in the Central & South Asia region at latitude 23.684994 and longitude 90.356331 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 23Β° 41' 5.98'' N
  • 90Β° 21' 22.79'' E

You can see the location of Bangladesh on the world map below:

Bangladesh location on the map pointed out by a flag pin.

Bangladesh Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Bangladesh (BD) are:

  1. India (IN)
  2. Myanmar (MM)

Maritime Borders

Bangladesh borders with the Bay of Bengal.

Bangladesh Related Content

Bangladesh Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 23.684994
Longitude: 90.356331
Country CodesAlpha 2: BD
Alpha 3: BGD
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡§πŸ‡©
Int. Phone Prefix+880
Capital cityDhaka
Central & South Asia
Country Area148,460 sq km
Population 2021166,303,494
World Rank: 8
Median Age26.3
Life expectancy72.4
Major languagesBangla 98.8% (official, also known as Bengali), other 1.2% (2011 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+06:00
Internet TLD.bd
Biggest AirportHazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC)
Average temperature25.00 Β°C
77.00 Β°F
Administrative Divisions8 divisions 64 districts
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Bangladesh Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionSouth Asia
CurrencyTaka (BDT)
GDP in 2020$373.9 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 31
GDP per capita in 2020$2,270
World Rank: 141
Major Industries / Economic SectorsGarments, textiles, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, India, Indonesia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Italy

Biggest Cities in Bangladesh

Here are the largest cities in Bangladesh based on 2021 data:

City Population
Dhaka 16,839,000
Chattogram 2,581,643
Khulna 1,400,689
Sylhet 479,837
Rajshahi 448,087
Mymensingh 330,126
Comilla 296,010
Rangpur 294,265
Brahmanbaria 268,279
Jessore 243,987

Map of Bangladesh with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Central & South Asia Region

Image Sources and Copyright Information
  • Bangladesh Flag Pin on Map: Β© hyotographics/Shutterstock