Geography of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a low-lying South Asian country that is densely populated. It is located in the 24°N, 90°E geographic coordinates and 580km northern littoral zone of Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh occurs heavy seasonal rainfall as well as it has the climate of a tropical monsoon. The biggest river Padma and Brahmaputra, have joined with the Bay of Bengal. With the passes of time, the Bengali Nation was built on the shore of the rivers.

Bangladesh is situated in the middle of India and Myanmar. The countries west, east and north side is bordered by India. That means 94% of the land is connected with India. The other 6% is adjusted with Myanmar. On the other hand, The Bay of Bengal is in the southeast part of our country.  The biggest sea beach in the world, named Cox’s Bazar, is situated here.

Due to heavy rainfall, Bangladesh suffers from natural disasters, including floods, cyclones, tidal bores, and tornadoes. On the positive side, the soil is very fertile and rivers are distributed equally. For this reason, the farmers get the chance to grow crops in the maximum part of the country.

The area of Bangladesh is 1,47,570 square kilometers. Important to realize, the land can be divided into two regions – deltaic plain land and hilly areas. The land areas cover part of the whole of Bangladesh and the southeast part of the country consists of hilly areas alongside the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Though the deltaic plain land is fertile, it suffers from floods at the time of the rainy season.

In Bangladesh, 16% of the land is covered with forest and woodland. The Sundarbans is the largest  Mangrove Forest in the world. In the woodland it produces a lot of Bamboo, Sugarcane and other important trees. At the same time, the forest, including the Sundarbans, is covered with birds, animals, and trees. The Sundarbans is the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger. If you want to go into the very close of nature, the Sundarbans or Chittagong hilly areas can be suitable for you.

The Bay of Bengal is the coastal area of Bangladesh and it extends to Cox’s Bazar, Kuakata, St. Martin’s Island, Sonadia, Nijhum Dip, and Teknaf. We have the amazing Sea Beach, including Cox’s Bazar and Kuakata. For experimenting with seafood, the places are very popular. At the same time, In Bangladesh, we have 700 rivers and the largest are Padma (Ganges), Meghna, Karnaphuli, Jamuna and the Brahmaputra. The river is the source of water for drinking, cultivating crops and transportation. At the same time, the electricity of the land is produced by the water of the rivers. The soil near the rivers is very fertile and perfect for cultivation. It also produces salt, which is enough for a country. For fishing or exploring the true beauty of the countryside, traveling on the boat is very amazing in Bangladesh.

In general, the weather in Bangladesh is very hot. It has six seasons, including Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, Late Autumn, Winter and Spring; you can realize the different weather here. Not to mention, the weather is very enjoyable except for the temperature in the summer (Cross 35°C). You will get the moonlit night which is very amazing to discover the sky and the stars. The weather defines the attitude in a region. The people of Bangladesh are very friendly and hospitable. If you want to enjoy the countryside and want to explore the forest, sea beach or Hilly areas in one place, you can surely come to Bangladesh. The low cost and natural beauty will give you another meaning of life. You can check the two opportunities of Travel Mate to explore the whole of Bangladesh as well as the world heritage of Bangladesh.