Bangladesh

SHORT INFORMATION

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.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Holidays in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi daily life is replete with traditions and festivals that reflect the unique culture and tradition of Bangladeshis.

SHORT INFORMATION

Virtual Bangladesh : People

A vast majority (98 percent) of the people of Bangladesh are Bengalis and they speak the Bengali language. Minorities include Biharis numbering 250,000 and other tribes numbering about a million, with the Chakma being most numerous in number.