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2 Independence: 1971 from Pakistan after a 9-month long bloody war

3 Facts at a Glance Facts at a Glance Full country name: The People's Republic of Bangladesh Area: 143,998 sq km Population: 135 million Capital city: Dhaka (pop: 6 million) People: 98% Bengali, 1% Bihari, 1% tribal Language: Bangla (Bengali) Religion: 87% Islam, 12% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist & 0.3% Christian Government: Constitutional Republic President: Dr. Yazuddin Ahmed Full country name: The People's Republic of Bangladesh Area: 143,998 sq km Population: 135 million Capital city: Dhaka (pop: 6 million) People: 98% Bengali, 1% Bihari, 1% tribal Language: Bangla (Bengali) Religion: 87% Islam, 12% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist & 0.3% Christian Government: Constitutional Republic President: Dr. Yazuddin Ahmed Economic Profile Economic Profile GDP: US$48 billion World GDP ranking: 56th GDP per head: US$330 Annual growth: 4.5% Inflation: 3% Major industries: Textiles, clothing, jute Major trading partners: US, Japan, South Korea GDP: US$48 billion World GDP ranking: 56th GDP per head: US$330 Annual growth: 4.5% Inflation: 3% Major industries: Textiles, clothing, jute Major trading partners: US, Japan, South Korea

4 Bangladesh Territory Bangladesh is nestled in the crook of the Bay of Bengal, surrounded by India. It shares a border in the south- east with Myanmar and fronts onto the Bay of Bengal. The country is flat, flat, flat, and dominated by the braided strands of the Ganges-Brahmaputra- Jamuna delta.

5 WAR OF INDEPENDENCE 1971

6 PICTURES OF LIBERATION WAR The Pakistan Army didn't even spare the Holy Quran Shaheed Minar destroyed by Pakistani mortars

7 Those suspected were kidnapped and killed brutally by the Pakistani army and their collaborators Dr. Fazle Rabbi, Killed for Patriotism. (On December 14,1971 some of the best brains of Bangladesh were brutally tortured and killed) PICTURES OF LIBERATION WAR

8 Freedom Fighters in ambush near Dhaka Portrait of a freedom fighter PICTURES OF LIBERATION WAR

9 Innocent men killed by the Pakistanis Refugees of War PICTURES OF LIBERATION WAR

10 Dogs eating corpseRunning for refuge PICTURES OF LIBERATION WAR

11 Massacre by Pakistani Soldiers Planned Killing of the Intellectuals PICTURES OF LIBERATION WAR

12 A Poster by Potua Kamrul Hasan depicts President Yahiya Khan of Pakistanas a Demon On December 16,1971 Gen. Niazi (Middle) of Pakistan scorted by Gen. Aurora (left) and Major Haider (right) surrendered with 91 thousand soldiers. PICTURES OF LIBERATION WAR

13 CULTURE & HERRITAGE Partition, Wood, 19th Century A.D Model of Ahsan Manzil (an old palace of the Nawabs of Dhaka) gold and silver filigree work of Dhaka 1905 A.D

14 Inscription in Arabic, black stone of Sultan Nasiruddin Nusrat Shah, 929 A.H./1522-23 A.D CULTURE & HERRITAGE

15 Visnu, Bronze : before conservation Visnu, Bronze : after conservation CULTURE & HERRITAGE

16 Manasa (snake deity), bronze, 11th century A.D. Terracotta plaque, 1st century B.C. CULTURE & HERRITAGE

17 Gold Coin, Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar 1556-1605 A.D. Waterfowls of Bangladesh CULTURE & HERRITAGE

18 Spotted Deer of the Sunderban Mangrove Forest CULTURE & HERRITAGE

19 Santal by Zainul AbedinThree Belles by Quamrul Hasan CULTURE & HERRITAGE

20 Famine Sketch by Zainul Abedin CULTURE & HERRITAGE

21 Sculpture by Novera Ahmed CULTURE & HERRITAGE

22 TV PERFORMER Shuborna Shomi KeiserBipasha

23 Mou Tarin TV PERFORMER

24 Afsana Mimi Ishita Tazin TV PERFORMER

25 FILM ACTRESS Shabnur Popi

26 Moushumi Shabzan FILM ACTRESS

27 BANGLADESH IN THE WORLD CUP CRICKET 1999 In 1999 World Cup Cricket, Bangladesh beat Pakistan

28 FIRST TEST MATCH Against India

29 EID FASHION

30 SMALL MOUNTAIN IN BANGLADESH

31 LAL BAGER KELLA

32 WAR MARTYRS MEMORIAL

33 PARLIAMENT BHABAN

34 TEA GARDEN

35 OBSERVANCE OF 21 ST FEBRUARY-INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY

36 ROYAL BENGAL TIGER

37 DHAKA UNIVERSITY

38 SMALL MOUNTAIN

39 BIRDS OF BANGLADESH

40 BANGLADESH GROUP AT TOKYO ACADEMIC PARK.


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