Bangladesh

Bangladesh meaning Country of Bengal is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma and the Bay of Bengal. Its capital is Dhaka.

There are many tourist attractions in Bangladesh for example many museums, mosques, national parks, shrines and famous towns.

Among them are the National Monument at Savar, Mahasthangarh at Bogra, Moynamoti at Comilla, Lalbagh Fort at Dhaka, Cox's Bazar, Sundarbans and Saint Martins Island.


About Bangladesh

Country flag
Short Name
BAN
Capital
Dhaka
Language
Bengali (or Bangla)
Population
153,546,901
Area
147,570 km²
Calling Code
+880

National Olympic Committee

Country flag
NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Bangladesh Olympic Association
Recognition Year
1980
Address
Olympic Bhaban, Rajuk Avenue, Outer Stadium, Purana Paltan Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

Sports

Sport in Bangladesh is a popular form of entertainment as well as an essential part of Bangladeshi culture. Cricket is the most popular sport in Bangladesh. Kabaddi is the national sport of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh is one of the top 10 cricketing nation of the world and have regularly qualified for World cup since 1999, the Country achieved arguably their greatest heights in Cricket when they defeated three of top-rated teams in 2015 Cricket World Cup to qualify for the quarterfinals.

Traditional sports like Athletics, Swimming, Kabaddi, Boli Khela, Lathi Khela are mostly played in the rural areas while foreign sports like cricket, football, hockey, volleyball, handball, golf, badminton etc. are more popular among the urban folks.

Bangladesh Games is the largest domestic multi-sport tournament in the country where athletes and sports teams from all the districts participate.

Climate

Bangladeshi climate is tropical with a mild winter from October to March, a hot, humid summer from March to June.

A warm and humid monsoon season lasts from June to October and supplies most of the country's rainfall.

Natural calamities, such as floods, tropical cyclones, tornadoes, and tidal bores occur almost every year.

Culture

Bangladesh has a culture that encompasses elements both old and new.

The culinary tradition of Bangladesh has close relations to Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine as well as having many unique traits.

 
Bangladeshis make distinctive sweetmeats from milk products; some common ones are Roshogolla, Chomchom and Kalojam.

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09.08.2022
Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 31, 2022: The Bangladesh Olympic Association observed Olympic Day at Dhak...
31.07.2022
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23.06.2022
Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 21, 2022: The third meeting of the Bangladesh Olympic Association’s execu...
21.06.2022
Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 12, 2022: Bangladesh Olympic Association observed the International Day ...
13.04.2022
Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 10, 2022: Bangladesh will field a women’s football team at the 19th Asia...
10.04.2022
Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 10, 2022: The arrival of the Queen’s Baton in Dhaka marked the 50th an...
10.01.2022
Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 7, 2022: The President of the Bangladesh Olympic Association and Bangl...
07.01.2022
Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 4, 2022: Newly elected President of the Bangladesh Olympic Association...
04.01.2022
Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 23, 2021: General S.M. Shafiuddin Ahmed, Chief of Army Staff of Bangl...
23.12.2021
Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 13, 2021: Bangladeshi archer Ruman Shana has been chosen as one of the 10...
13.07.2021
Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 25, 2021: The Bangladesh Olympic Association marked Olympic Day at Dhaka ...
25.06.2021
Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 1, 2021: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the 9th Bangabandh...
01.04.2021
Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 1, 2020: The 9th Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games have been postponed aga...
01.11.2020
Dhaka, Bangladesh, October 30, 2020: Sanjida Islam's bat-wielding photos in her colourful bridal ...
30.10.2020
Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 17, 2020: The Bangladesh national archery team, including Tokyo Olympic...
17.08.2020
Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 22, 2020: The Bangladesh Olympic Association, in partnership with the Nat...
22.06.2020
Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 7, 2020: The Government of Bangladesh will provide financial aid to 1,000 ...
07.05.2020
Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 9, 2020: Around 10,600 athletes from across the country will take part i...
09.03.2020
Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 11, 2020: The Bangladesh Olympic Association will send the names of ei...
12.01.2020
Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 8, 2020: Bangladesh’s top archer Mohammad Ruman has been shortlisted f...
08.01.2020
Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 8, 2019: The Bangladesh Athletics Federation is set to hire South Af...
08.09.2019