Ethnicity and Linguistic Diversity of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is noted for the ethnic homogeneity of its population. Over 98 percent of the people are Bengalis, predominantly Bangla-speaking peoples. People speaking Arabic, Persian, and Turkic languages also have contributed to the ethnic characteristics of the region.

A member of the Indo-European family of languages, Bangla (sometimes called Bengali) is the official language of […]

Bangladesh – People’s Republic of Bangladesh

The official name of Bangladesh is People’s Republic of Bangladesh, in Bangla or Bengali – গনপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ। It is a small country in south Asia. The east, west and north of Bangladesh are bordered by India and a small border with Burma (Myanmar) to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the […]