Official Name: The People’s Republic of Bangladesh
State Religion: Islam but other main religions namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity are practiced in peace and harmony.
State Language: Bangla
National Anthem: The first ten lines of “Amar Sonar Bangla”. written by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
National Flag: Consists of a circle coloured red throughout its area, resting on a green rectangular background. The length to width ratio of the rectangle is 10:6 and the circle has a radius of one fifth of the length.
National Emblem: The national flower “Shapla” (nymphea-nouchali) resting on water, having on each side an ear of paddy and being surmounted by three connected leaves of jute with two stars on each side of the leaves.
Name of Currency: Taka (TK)
Notes:Taka 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 & 1
Coins: Taka 5, 2, 1 and Paisa 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 & 1
Geographical Location: Between 20°34′ and 26°38′ north latitude and between 88°01′ and 92°41′ east longitude.
Boundary: North: India
South: Bay of Bengal
East: India and Myanmar
Area: 56977 sq. miles or 147570 sq. km.
Territorial Water: 200 nautical miles.