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Flag of Small Bangladesh FlagBangladesh

Formal Name: People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Local Name: Bangladesh
Local Formal Name: Gana Praja-tantri Bangladesh
Region: Asia
Associations: Commonwealth of Nations, United Nations
Capital City: Dhaka
Main Cities: Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Barisal
ISO 3166 Code: BD
Population: 162,221,000
Area: 144,000km²
Currency: 1 bangladeshi taka = 100 paisas
Languages: Bengali
Religions: Sunni Islam, Shia Islam, Hinduism
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Flag of Bangladesh

Date Flag first adopted: January 17th, 1972
Description: green field with a large red disk shifted slightly to the hoist side of center; the red disk represents the rising sun and the sacrifice to achieve independence; the green field symbolizes the lush vegetation of Bangladesh.