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Bangladesh

Bangladesh is located in South Asia and has a population of 153.5 million people. Bangladesh is bordered by India and Burma and is home to a friendly and welcoming population. Although a mostly flat landscape, Bangladesh has two huge river systems (the Ganges and Brahmaputra) and also the humble peaks of the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The official language of Bangladesh is Bengali, although English is also widely spoken.

Medical tourism

For a full list of available treatments in Bangladesh, please refer to the search box to the right.

Best time to travel

Bangladesh has a hot, tropical climate all year round but the best time to visit is between October and February, as it's not too hot and this time of year allows you to avoid the monsoon season.

Money and costs

The national currency for Bangladesh is the Bangladesh Taka (BDT, symbol in English is Tk). Find up-to-date exchange rates and conversion through a currency conversion tool.

Visas

A visa is required by all nationals planning a stay in Bangladesh. Tourist visas vary according to nationality so it is best to contact your relevant embassy for full details, although they are generally valid for up to three months stay.

Getting there

The main entry point for arriving in Bangladesh is Zia International Airport, other international airports being located in Chittagong and Syhlet.

Dialling codes

To call Bangladesh, the country dialling code is +880.

Useful links

Find more in-depth information on Bangladesh at:

Lonely Planet - www.lonelyplanet.com/​bangladesh

Bangladesh Tourism - www.bangladeshtourism.gov.bd

Bangladesh Embassy in the USA - www.bangladoot.org

Bangladesh Embassy in the UK - bangladesh.embassyhomepage.com

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Page last updated: Friday, 2nd September 2011