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Bangladesh

Bangladeshi Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year: Average rainfall is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative slightly smaller than Iowa 2013
Area > Land 133,910 sq km 2008 94th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 0.872 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 214th out of 224
Area > Total 143,998 sq km 2013 96th out of 251
Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year 2,666 2011 9th out of 178
Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year 2,666 2008 9th out of 169
Climate tropical; mild winter (October to March); hot, humid summer (March to June); humid, warm rainy monsoon (June to October) 2013
Coastline 580 km 2014 100th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 24 00 N, 90 00 E 2013
Land area > Sq. km 130,170 sq km 2008 92nd out of 199
Land area > Square miles 55,598 square miles 2013 39th out of 98
Location Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India 2013
Natural resources natural gas, arable land, timber, coal 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 144,000 km² 2005 93th out of 204
Terrain mostly flat alluvial plain; hilly in southeast 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database

Citation

"Bangladesh Geography Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Bangladesh/Geography

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Bangladesh Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land boundaries 4
Environment 3 Land use 3
Freshwater withdrawal 6 Maritime claims 4
Land area 3 Surface area 3
  • Bangladesh ranked first for land use > arable land amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Bangladesh ranked second for population density > people per sq. km amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Bangladesh ranked second for area > water amongst Densely populated countries in 2013.
  • Bangladesh ranked #4 for population density amongst Former British colonies in 1999.