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  • New Marine Protected Area for Bangladesh

    When the Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project (BCDP) was established in July 2006 by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) its objectives included researching and monitoring populations ...

  • Bangladesh Updates Conservation Red List

    The IUCN Bangladesh Country Office, together with the Bangladesh Forest Department and funded by the World Bank, is currently updating the Species Red List of Bangladesh to determine the ...

  • Cultural Diversity at Ethnological Museum in Chittagong

    Located in the city of Chittagong, the Ethnological Museum chronicles the history of the ethnic groups of Bangladesh. The museum, which was established in 1965 and opened to the public in ...

  • Tiger Conservation Conference in Dhaka

    At the second Global Tiger Stocktaking Conference held in Dhaka on 14-16 September 2014, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina called on all present to join hands to save tigers in the ...

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What to See

  • Culture

    Textiles

    Jamdani - Eternal beauty The word Jamdani means a vase of flowers (Jam -flower, dani - that which holds). It is an apt description for this exquisitely woven fabric from Bangladesh. Its weavers are considered to be among the best in South Asia even today. The fine weave and delicate embroidery like patterns have been sought after all over the world for centuries. The texture and quality ...

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  • Regions

    Chittagong Division

    With its rolling green hills, dense forests, cool climate and broad sandy beaches, Chittagong Division, located in southern Bangladesh, is the second largest of the country's six administrative divisions. It is divided into eleven districts (zillas), namely Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Rangamati, Bandarban, Khagrachhari, Feni, Lakshmipur, Comilla, Noakhali, Brahmanbaria and Chandpur. The ...

  • Regions

    Rajshahi Division

    Hundreds of litchie and mango orchards, and other agricultural products such as carrots, meat and potatoes, form a part of the picturesque countryside and economy of the Rajshahi Division. Located on the rivers of Jamuna and Padma, this division is known for its fertile land and wonderful destinations, making it a very popular region for tourists to explore. A four hour journey outside of ...

  • Religious Sites in Bangladesh

    Chhota Sona Masjid

    In the town of Gaur, visitors to Bangladesh will find a religious attraction that has often been described as one of the most breathtaking examples of Sultanate architecture. It has not been determined exactly what year the Chhota Sona Masjid was constructed, but as the plaque on the structure indicates that the mosque was built during the reign of Sultan Hussain Shah, it can be narrowed ...

  • Attractions

    Golf Courses

    There are a few golf courses in Bangladesh that will keep golfers occupied and ensure that they have a great time. Picture yourself playing a round of golf in Bangladesh, with beautiful trees surrounding you and birds calling across the green grass.

  • Culture

    Expatriates

    Not many people choose to become a Bangladesh expatriate though at one stage there was quite a sizable expatriate community living in the country. The vast majority of these expatriates where descendents of British colonists who had discovered the many advantages that the British enjoyed in the country and decided to stay. However, their enthusiasm soon waned and they returned to their ...

  • Religious Sites in Bangladesh

    Star Mosque

    It has been estimated that the original building of the Star Mosque in Dhaka, was done in the early nineteenth century, as it was commissioned by Mirza Golam Pir, who died in the year 1860. Over the centuries, additions have been made, but one feature has remained consistent, and it the blue star motifs that are found on the domes of the mosque and on the tiles on the interior of the ...

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