Bangladesh is a country located in Southern Asia. There are 2 countries (India, Myanmar) that Bangladesh shares its borders with. The official language of Bangladesh is Bengali. Traveling across Bangladesh if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Bangladesh was ranked 65th out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Bangladesh is Bangladeshi taka (BDT). The taka (Tk) is subdivided into 100 poisha.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 114.52 BDT and 1 USD is worth 106.67 BDT.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Bangladesh is 52.9 Mbps and mobile is 21.61 Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Bangladesh.10.53 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Bangladesh, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 4 socket types used in Bangladesh. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. Type D is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Bangladesh?
There are no Mariott hotels in Bangladesh.
There are no Hilton hotels in Bangladesh.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Bangladesh.
What fast food chains are present in Bangladesh?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Bangladesh.
The KFC chain operates in Bangladesh.
The Burger King chain operates in Bangladesh.
What is the weather like in Dhaka?
Weather data for Dhaka (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Emergency phones in Bangladesh
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Inconsistent or only partially enforced smoke-free laws
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.