Bangladesh is a small low lying country in the South Asia on the Bay of Bengal. It came into being in 1971 following a bloody war. It's total area 1,47,570 square kilometres. The Bay of Bengal is to the south of the country. The other three sides are surrounded by India except for a small strip in the Southeast by Myanmar. Most of its lands are plain with some hilly areas in the northeast and southeast of the country. The country is criss-crossed by so many rivers and canals. The Padma, the Meghna and the Jamuna are the main rivers of the country. the country has a tropical monsoon climate. The country has six season. They are winter, spring, summer, rainy, autumn and late autumn. The population of Bangladesh is about 180 million. Majority of them are Muslims and the rest are Hindus, Buddhist and Christians. Over 98% of the people speak Bengali. English is also widely used. The National dress for men is payjama and Punjabi and Sari is for women. But the educated people put on pants and shirts, the educated women put on salwar and kameez. The economy of the country depends on agriculture. Jute, oilseeds, fruit, vegetables, spices, tobacco and cotton are the crops of the country. About 80% people live in villages and Agriculture is there main occupation. Chittagong and mongla are the two Main sea ports of the country. Cox's Bazar a place of scenic beauty is the longest sea beach of the world. The country has some world heritage sites such as Sundarbans, The Shade gambuj Mosque Mosque of bagerhat etc. After all, the people of Bangladesh are very much peace loving. I am proud of my country.
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