Bangladesh Country in South Asia information and photo #Bangladesh – Bangladesh flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Bangladesh, east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is South Asian country of lush greenery and many waterways. Its Padma (Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna rivers create fertile alluvial plains, and travel by boat is common. On the southern coast, the Sundarbans, an enormous mangrove forest shared with India, are home to the Royal Bengal tiger.
Population: 156.6 million (2013) World Bank
Prime minister: Sheikh Hasina
Currency: Bangladeshi taka
President: Abdul Hamid
Official language: Bengali