Bangladesh

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Bangladesh Currency and Foreign Exchange

If you are planning to tour the beautiful country of Bangladesh, it would be wise to convert some of your money into the local currency.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Pahela Baishakh

Pahela Baishakh first day of the Bangla year. Pahela Baishakh is celebrated in a festive manner in both Bangladesh and West Bengal. In Bangladesh Pahela Baishakh is a national holiday. Pahela Baisakh falls on April 14 or 15.

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Bangladesh : Religions

Islam, the state religion, is the faith of 88 percent of the population, almost all of whom adhere to the Sunni branch. Hindus make up most of the remainder, and the country has small communities of Buddhists, Christians, and animists.