What is Bangladesh?

  • (noun): A Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971.
    Synonyms: People's Republic of Bangladesh, Bangla Desh, East Pakistan

Bangladesh

Bangladesh (i/ˈbɑːŋɡlədɛʃ/ or i/bæŋɡləˈdɛʃ/; Bengali: বাংলাদেশ), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ Gônoprojatontri Bangladesh), is a country in South Asia. It is bordered by India and Burma (Myanmar) and faces the Bay of Bengal to its south. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethnolinguistic region of Bengal. The name Bangladesh literally means "Bengal Country" in the official Bengali language.

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Bangladesh - Culture - Sports
... Main article Sports in Bangladesh Cricket is one of the most popular sports in Bangladesh, followed by football (soccer) ... In 2011, Bangladesh successfully co-hosted the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 with India and Sri Lanka ... Also in 2011, Bangladesh beat England in an ODI ...
List Of Schools Of Veterinary Medicine - Bangladesh
... Bangladesh Agricultural University Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University Patuakhali Science and Technology University ...
Abdur Razzak (cricketer) - Return
... In July 2009, on Bangladesh's tour of the West Indies, Razzak represented Bangladesh in international cricket for the first time since his suspension ... Day International, for which he was awarded the man-of-the-match award, helped Bangladesh defeat the West Indies by 52 runs ... He finished as Bangladesh's leading wicket-taker in the three match series, with 7 wickets at 22.85, however he was injured in the final match ...
Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh
... Bānglādesh (Awakened Muslim Masses of Bangladesh), also known by the acronym JMJB, is an Islamist organisation based in Bangladesh, especially around the country's north-western region ... The Government of Bangladesh has classified JMJB as a terrorist organisation ... of a January 2005 New York Times article based upon the rise of Islamic radicalism in Bangladesh ...
Hinduism In Bangladesh - Community Issues - The Rahman and Hussein Regimes (1975–1990)
... thus allowing organizations such as and Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh (an offshoot of the Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami in Pakistan) to regroup and contest elections ... Hussein Mohammed Ershad declared Islam to be the State Religion of Bangladesh ... following the Babri Mosque incident in India, the largest communal disturbances since Bangladesh independence, as a means of diverting attention from the rapidly increasing ...