The People's Republic of Bangladesh
Welcome to the website of the Bangladesh Embassy in Berlin, Germany. We wish to take you on a virtual tour of Bangladesh.
Discover this unique land as you click your way through our web pages. It is a country both rich and varied, yet largely untouched by tourism.
We also would like to inform you about the Embassy's various services. You can download visa and passport application forms. Furthermore, there are useful links available to learn more about Bangladesh. For enquires or requests for information, you have the possibility to contact the Embassy directly using our online contact form.
This Embassy is also accredited in Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia and Slovakia.
Embassy Address:Embassy of Bangladesh
10587 Berlin, Germany.
Contact by e-mail/Fax :
Fax: +49 (0) 30 3989 7510
Geographical Location: In South Asia, between 20°34' and 26°38' north latitude and between
88°01' and 92°41' east longitude; consists of flat fertile alluvial land.
Population: 145 million (Approx.). Density - 974 persons per sq. km.
Language: 95 percent Bangla, 5 percent other languages, English is widely spoken.
Religion: Muslim (88.3 percent), Hindu (10.5 percent), Buddhist (0.6 percent), Christian (0.3 percent) and Animists and believers in tribal faiths (0.1 percent).
Boundaries: North-India (W. Bengal and Meghalaya), West-India (W. Bengal), East India (Tripura and Assam) and Myanmar, South - Bay of Bengal.
Area: 148,393 square km. Territorial waters - 12 nautical mile.
Capital City: Dhaka. Standard Time: GMT plus 6 hours.
Climate: Sub-tropical monsoon.
Average Temperature: Winter temperature (Nov - Feb) Maximum 29°C. Minimum 9°C. Summer temperature (Apr - Sep) Maximum 34°C. Minimum 21°C.
Rainfall: 120-345 cm (47'' - 136'') (Average during the Monsoon)
Humidity: Highest - 99 percent (July) Lowest - 36 percent (December)
Food: Staple diet rice, vegetable, pulses and fish
Principal Crops: Rice, Wheat, Jute, Tea, Tobacco and Sugarcane
Principal Rivers: Ganges/Padma, Brahmaputra/Jamuna, Meghna, Karnaphuli, Teesta, etc. (total 230 rivers including tributaries).
Mineral Resources: Natural gas, limestone, hard rock, coal, lignite, silica sand, white clay, radioac- tive sand, etc. (There is a strong possibility of oil deposits).
Vegetation: Grassland, mixed evergreen and evergreen