Bangladesh is a densely populated country in the south of Asia on the Bay of Bengal. The country has 165 million inhabitants, 10% of the people live in the capital Dhaka. The second largest city in the country is Chittagong in the southeast, home to the largest seaport in the country. Bangladesh is known as one of the poorest countries in the world, for this reason few tourists visit the country. A large part of the population works in the agriculture or textile industry. The country has three international airports, in Dhaka, Chattogram (Chittagong) and Sylhet. Most flights are operated by national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines. You can also take the train to and from Bangladesh, five days a week the Maitree Express runs between Kolkata in India and Dhaka in Bangladesh.
Practical information about Bangladesh:
Time zone: UTC+6
National Day: 26 March
What are the busiest airports in Bangladesh?