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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

    Radio Stations

    Radio is an important form of media in Bangladesh as it is easily accessible - especially to those in smaller communities. Many radio stations from Bangladesh are broadcast online. Why not visit one of these sights to listen to some local music or hear up-to-date news?

  • Attractions

    Museums in Bangladesh

    With its long and often tumultuous history, it is no surprise that many of the museums in Bangladesh highlight major events and conflicts that have shaped the country over the years. Archaeological discoveries are also plentiful and offer insight into the history, and even prehistory, of the country. There are also a number of specialized museums, such as the Ethnological Museum in ...

  • National Parks

    Himchari National Park

    Located just south of the town of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, the Himchari National Park is comprised of lush tropical rain forest, grasslands and trees, and features a number of waterfalls, the biggest of which cascades down toward the sandy, sun-drenched beach. The natural beauty of the area provides a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of city life, for locals as well as tourists. ...

  • Regions

    Dhaka Division

    As one of the six administrative divisions of Bangladesh, Dhaka Division is made up of 17 districts (zillas). The country's capital city, Dhaka, is located in the district of the same name within the Dhaka Division. As the most populous city in Bangladesh, Dhaka is the center of commercial, industrial, educational, cultural and political activity. This fascinating city, with its more than ...

  • Attractions

    Wildlife

    There is a wide variety of animal diversity to be found in the wilderness areas of Bangladesh, so nature lovers can really take their time to enjoy this side of the country. Even though Bangladesh is one of the most highly populated countries in the world, the majority of the population lives in or around large cities and this has helped to limit deforestation to some extent.

  • News

    Political Parties

    Bangladesh is ruled by a multi-party parliament system or parliamentary democracy form of government. The President (currently Zillur Rahman) acts as head of state, whilst the Prime Minister (currently Sheikh Hasina) takes on the role of head of government and holds the real power. Bangladesh's government often receives much criticism and sometimes violent opposition by other political ...

  • Art Galleries

    Saju Art Gallery

    Located in the Gulshan suburb of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, the Saju Art Gallery has been exhibiting superb works of art by local and international artists for more than three decades. As the owner of the gallery, Ramiz Ahmed Chowdhury Saju has become a well respected figure among artists, dealers, buyers and critics. Reputed to have the interests of the artists and community at ...

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    National Museum

    Located in the suburb of Shahbag, in the city of Dhaka, is the biggest museum in Bangladesh. Its staggering collection of over eighty five thousand pieces are beautifully preserved in the twenty thousand square meter building, that is home to large exhibits. Originally established as the Dhaka Museum, in the year 1913, by Lord Carmichael, the museum developed into such a large establishment, ...

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