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Districts of Bangladesh

Journey of discovery in a land full of natural treasures

Some of the most fascinating places in Bangladesh can be found in the south

Sunday, 26 March, 2006, 12:00am

Land of long beaches and ancient temples

Bangladesh hardly registers in the minds of holidaymakers, but it has a lot to give.

In the west of the country is Cox's Bazar, the world's longest unbroken beach at 120km. Hand-loom products made by the Rakhyne tribal families also make for good shopping.

26 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Land of fine cotton and regal tigers

BANGLADESH adorns the Bay of Bengal like a many splendoured tapestry on the colourful mosaic of the South Asian sub-continent.

It is endowed with scenic beauty, a rich cultural heritage and special features to attract tourists from far and near.

26 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Bangladesh agriculture

BANGLADESH possesses fertile soils and the economy of the country is predominantly agrarian.

It is the world's largest producer of jute.

More than three-quarters of its earning come from raw jute and jute products.

The country's other major agricultural products are rice, potato, pulses, sugarcane and tobacco.

26 Mar 1993 - 12:00am