How many people live in Bangladesh?

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GEOGRAPHY QUESTION #1634

How many people live in Bangladesh?

150 million

Explanation

Bangladesh is a country in South Asia that borders India and Myanmar. Some 150 million people live in the country that covers an area of 144,000 km². The capital is called Dhaka. The country is relatively young and has a turbulent past with dictatorship, but since 1992 the country has been democratic. Bangladesh was called East Pakistan until 1971 when it gained independence from what was then West Pakistan (today Pakistan). The country was part of the British empire until 1947.

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