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Last updated: 31st May 2016

Geographic information

Geography

Location:
Between 200 34' and 260 38' north latitude and between 880 01'
and 920 41' east longitude.
Boundary:
North: India
West: India
South: Bay of Bengal
East: India and Myanmar
Area: 56,977 sq. miles or 147,570 sq. km.
Territorial water: 12 nautical miles Territorial Sea, 200 nautical miles Economic Zone.
Main seasons:
Summer (March-May), rainy season (June-September) and winter (December-February)
Climate variations:
Season
Temperature
Rainfall
Relative humidity
   
maximum
minimum
   
  Pre monsoon
32.60C
22.40C
453 mm
74%
  Monsoon
31.50C
25.50C
1,733 mm
86%
  Post monsoon
30.50C
21.40C
210 mm
80%
  Winter
26.50C
13.90C
44 mm
73%
  Annual
30.40C
21.20C
203 mm
78%
Principal seasonal crops and fruits: Paddy, jute, wheat, tobacco, pulses, oil seeds, spices, vegetables, jack-fruit, banana, mango, coconut, pineapple etc.
Natural resources: Natural gas, coal, lime, white clay, granite, glass sand.
   
 
Source: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

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