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Climate and Climatic Variation
Sub-tropical monsoon. Winter (November-February) Temperature: average maximum minimum 11°C; 29°C, average Summer (March-June) Temperature: average maximum 32°C, average minimum 21°C; Monsoon (July-October).
1194 mm to 3454 mm (average during monsoon, JuneAugust)
Highest: 99 per cent (July), Lowest: 36 per cent . (December and January)
"Paharpur Buddhist Archaic Site "
Grassland, mixed evergreen and evergreen.
Population Growth Rate
1.56 percent (1999-2000)
Infant Mortality Rate
72.8 per 1000 (under one year)
Predominantly mixed group of Proto Austroloids Dravidians, Mongoloids and Aryans
95 percent BangIa and 5 percent other dialects. English is widely spoken.
Muslim (88.3%), Hindu (10.5%), Buddhist (0.6%), Christian (0.3%) and Animists and believers in tribal faiths (0.3%)
Rice, Wheat, Vegetables, Pulses, Fish and Meat.
Principal Crops and Fruits
Rice, Wheat, Jute, Tea, Tobacco, Sugarcane, Pulses, Oilseeds, Spices, Potatoes, Vegetables, Banana, Mango, Cocoanut and Jackfruit
Padma, Brahmaputra, Jamuna, Meghna, Karnaphuli, Teesta, etc. Total 230 rivers including tributaries
Natural gas, Lime stone, hard rock, coal, lignite, silica sand, white clay, radio active sand, etc. (There is immense possibility of oil deposit )
National Martyr's Memorial
A Substantial manpower reserve, trained and skilled, engineers, technicians, physicians, economists, accountants, administrative and managerial personnel, abundance of easily trainable and adaptable, hard working, intelligent and youthful labour force is available with English as spoken language.
Form of Government
The country has a Parliamentary form of Government headed by the Prime Minister. The President is the constitutional head of the State.
Jute, Tea, Textiles, Garments, Paper, Newsprint, Fertilizer. Leather and Leather Goods, Sugar, Cement, Fish Processing, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Light Engineering, Ceramic, & Melamine etc.
Readymade garments, frozen food and shrimp, tea, raw jute ,jute products, leather and leather products, chemical fertilizer, ceramic tableware, etc.
Wheat, oil seeds, crude petroleum, raw cotton, edible oil, petroleum products, fertilizer, cement, staple fibers, yarn iron and steel, capital goods and machinery, etc.
DHAKA, CHITTAGONG, JESSORE, SYLHET, COX'S BAZAR, RAJSHAHI, BARISAL AND SAIDPUR.
SeaPorts: Chittagong and Mongla
Kamlapur Rail Way Station
Sylhet, Khulna, Natore, Mymensingh, Rangpur, Noakhali, Brahmanbaria and Saidpur.
Private Sattelite Channels : Channel-i, ATN BangIa, ntv, Rtv, Boishaki, Channel-1.
Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur, Sylhet, Rangamati, Comilla and Thakurgaon
No. of Universities 18 General 2 Technical and 1 Islamic, Private University 54.
No. of Colleges: 1,046
No. of Secondary Schools: 10,253
No. of Engineering Colleges: 4
No. of Polytechnic Institutes: 20
No. of Primary Schools: 63,000
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