Bangladesh

SHORT INFORMATION

Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh

Dhaka is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh. Today's Dhaka has a long story of evolution. It was founded during the 10th century. It served as the Mughal capital of Bengal from 1608 to 1704.Before coming under British rule in 1765 it was a trading center for British, French, and Dutch colonialism . In 1905 it was again named the capital of Bengal, and in 1956 it became the capital of East Pakistan. During the Bangladesh war of independence in1971 the city suffered a heavy damage. In 1982 the spelling was changed from ' Dacca' to 'Dhaka'.

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

Climate of Bangladesh

Bangladesh has a tropical monsoon-type climate, with a hot and rainy summer and a dry winter.January is the coolest month with temperatures averaging near 26 deg C (78 d F) and April the warmest with temperatures from 33 to 36 deg C (91 to 96 deg F).