Bangladesh ("The land of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia.
Bangladesh is on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. It has a total area of 147570 Sq Km and population is about 146 million.
Bangladesh has a tropical monsoon-type climate, with a hot and rainy summer and a dry winter. January is the coolest month with temperatures averaging near 26o C (78o F) and May-June the warmest with temperatures from 33 to 36o C (91 to 96o F). The climate is one of the wettest in the world.
87% of the population is follower of Islam. Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism are also practiced freely.
Bangla is the official language while English is also used for international affairs. Interesting part is, every district has its own accent of spoken Bangla.