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Bangladesh (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (Bengali: গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ is a country in South Asia. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal" in the official Bengali language.

Location

It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal.

Establishment

The borders of the region that constitutes present-day Bangladesh were established in the 1947 Partition of India when the region became the eastern wing of newly formed Pakistan.

Smallwikipedialogo.png This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Bangladesh. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with the India Wikia, the text of Wikipedia is available under the GNU Free Documentation License.

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