Registration Manuscript Submission Accepted Keynote Speakers Contact Us
4th International Conference On
STRUCTURE, PROCESSING AND PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS
1 - 3 March 2018;    Dhaka, Bangladesh
Conference Home About SPPM Committees For Participants Exhibition & Sponsor Downloads Enquiries   

Bangladesh at a Glance


Official Name
The People's Republic Of Bangladesh


Location
Latitude between 20 degree 34' and 26 degree 39' north. Longitude between 88 degree 00' and 92 degree 41' east.


Area
147,610 sq. km.


Boundary
Bounded by India from the north, east and west and by the Bay of Bengal and Burma from the south.


Climate
Main seasons : Winter (Nov - Feb), Summer (Mar - Jun), Monsoon (Jul - Oct). Temp : Max 34 degree Celsius, Min 8 degree Celsius.


Rainfall
Lowest 47" and highest 136"

Capital
Dhaka (Present area 414 sq. km. Master plan 777 sq.km.)


Population
Total estimated population 163 million.


State Language
Bangla. English is also widely spoken and understood


Principal Rivers
Padma, Meghna, Jamuna, Brahmaputra, Madhumati, Surma and Kushiara


Principal Crops
Jute, rice, tobacco, tea, sugarcane, vegetables, potato, pulses, etc.


Important Fruits
Mango, banana, pineapple, jack-fruit, water-melon, green coconut, guava, licis, etc.


Major Industries
Jute, sugar, paper, textiles, fertilizers, cigeratte, cement, steel, natural gas, oil-refinery, newsprint, power generation, rayon, matches, fishing and food processing, leather, soap, carpet, timber, ship-building, telephone, etc.


Sea Ports
Chittagong and Mongla


Airports
International: Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka; Shah Amanat International Airport, Chittagong; Osmani International Airport, Sylhet
Domestic: Barisal Airport; Cox's Bazar Airport; Jessore Airport; Shah Makhdum Airport, Rajshahi; Saidpur Airport, Rangpur


Tourist Seasons
October to March


Main Tourist Attractions
Colorful tribal life, longest sea beach, centuries' old archeological sites, home of the Royal Bengal Tiger, largest tea gardens, interesting riverine life, etc.


Wearing Apparel
Tropical in summer, and light-woolen in winter


Currency
The unit of currency is the Taka. Major notes in circulations are in denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 Taka. Major coins in circulations are 50, 100, 200 and 500 Paisa (100 Paisa = 1 Taka)
1 US$ = BD Tk. 80 approx.


Last updated:  22 May 2017