EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH
ANKARA, TURKEY
      Office Hours     
 

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Ankara maintains its working hours as follows:

Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:00


      Consular Hours     


Consular Service is rendered at the following timing:

Receiving Time : 10:00hrs - 12:00hrs (Monday to Friday)
Delivery Time: 14:00hrs - 17:00hrs (Monday to Friday)

For Visa application:
Application and Passport Collection: 10:00-12:00 hrs
Passport Delivery: 16:00-17:00 hrs

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Bangladesh Country Profile

Official Name 

People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Father of the Nation

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Head of the State

President Md. Abdul Hamid

Head of the Government        

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Geographical location 

Bangladesh is situated in the eastern part of the South Asian sub-Continent. It lies between latitudes 20034’ and 26038’ North, and longitudes 88001’ and 92041’ East.  The Country is bordered by India on the east, west and north, and by the Bay of Bengal in the south and having a small border strip with Myanmar in the south-east.

Area    

1,47,570 sq km (56,977 sq miles)

Administrative units    

8 Divisions, 64 Districts, 488 Upazilas, 4,550 Unions, 59,990 Mouzas,

87,316 Hamlets

City Corporations                                   

11

Municipalities  

321

Capital   

Dhaka

Nationality      

Bangladeshi

Official Language                                   

Bangla

Currency (August 2017)  

Taka/Tk. (US$ 1=Tk 80.69)

Time      

GMT+6 hours

Population (as of 04 November 2015)    

159 Million

Population Growth Rate (2016 est.)              

1.05%

Population Density per sq.km (2013)    

1049

Sex ratio (2011)                                      

103 males per 100 females

Fertility Rate (per woman, 2015)           

2.14%

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (2013)   

62.4%

Life Expectancy at Birth (2016)              

73.2 years

Infant Mortality per 1000 Live Births (2016 est)                 

32.9

Literacy Rate (2016)                  

71%

GDP growth rate (2015-16)                   

7.11%

Per capita GDP (Nominal, 2015-16)                       

US$ 1466

Per capita  GDP (PPP, 2015-2016)

US$ 3319

Saving-GDP Ratio (2014-15)                 

29.12%

Revenue Expenditure-GDP Ratio (2014-15)

16.55%

Investment-GDP Ratio (2013-14)           

28.97%

Population below Poverty Line (2016)  

22.4% (daily intake below 2122 k. Cal.)

Main Seasons                                       

Spring (February-March), Summer (April-June), Monsoon (July-September),

Autumn (October-November), Winter (December-January)

Annual Average Rainfall                       

200.5 mm

Monsoon Rainfall                                    

1220 mm to 2114 mm (Average: 1645

Annual Average Temperature                 

21.30 C (minimum) to 30.60 C (maximum)

Annual Average Humidity                      

81%

Principal Rivers 

Padma, Meghna, Jamuna, Brahmaputra, Teesta, Surma and Karnaphuli

Principal Crops and Fruits                    

Rice, Wheat, Jute, Tobacco, Sugarcane, Pulses, Oilseeds, Spices, Potato, Vegetables, Banana, Mango,

Coconut and Jackfruit

 

Principal Industries                      

Readymade garments, jute and cotton textiles, tea processing, paper, cement, chemical fertilizers,

light engineering, sugar, oil refining, steel, shipbuilding, brick manufacturing, real estate, carpet

making, ceramic-ware, pharmaceuticals, assembling buses & trucks, plastic ware, consumer electronics

Principal Mineral Resources 

Natural gas, coal, limestone, ceramic clay, glass sand, hard rock

Principal Exports                              

Readymade garments, raw jute, jute goods, tea, shrimp, fish, finished leatherand leather goods, pharmaceuticals,

flowers, fruit and vegetables, ceramic-ware, IT and ITES, handicrafts, newsprint

Total Export Receipts (2015-2016         

US$ 34.24 billion

Total Import Expenditure (2014-2015)   

US$ 40.67 billion

Total Remittance Receipts (2014-2015) 

US$ 14.22 billion

Foreign Currency Reserve (as of December 2016)

US$ 32 billion

Seaports       

Chittagong and Mongla

International Airports                             

Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet

Domestic Airports  

Jessore, Ishwardi, Comilla, Cox’s Bazar, Thakurgaon, Syedpur, Rajshahi, Barisal

Radio stations                                                   

Transmissions cover the entire country. Apart from

national terrestrial radio (Bangladesh Betar), there are 4 non Government FM radio channels in Bangladesh.

TV Channels                                              

There are 2 terrestrial state run TV channels: Bangladesh Television (BTV) and Sangshad Television. BTV runs

a TV channel BTV World which broadcasts by satellite 24 hours a day to Asia, Australasia and the Middle East.

Besides, there are 41 non Government TV Channels in Bangladesh

Popular sports                                                       

Cricket, Football, Hockey, Kabaddi (national game), Swimming, Volleyball, Badminton, Chess

Telephone per 100 people                      

Landphone-2.07 Cell Phone-63.74

Mobile telephony penetration (mid 2015)     

128.769 million

Export Processing Zones (EPZs)           

08

Special Economic Zones (SEZs)             

22

  

Ankara
Dhaka
Consulate General of Bangladesh,
İstanbul

Address: Beybostanı Sokak No:30/A Beylerbeyi, Üsküdar, İstanbul
Telephone: 00902163184230   
00902163184231
Fax: 00902163184232
E-mail:        istanbulcg.mission@mofa.gov.bd     
  
Location: Consulate General of Bangladesh, İstanbul

According to FAOSTAT, Bangladesh is the 2nd largest producer for jute , 4th for rice, 5th for tropical fruit- 9th for mango, 16th for pineapple and 17th for banana, 11th for potato and tea, 16th for onion production…


Bangladesh is the second largest exporter of Ready Made Garments (RMG) in the world...


Bangladesh has the longest unbroken soft-sand sea beach in the world

Bangladesh is the 2nd largest producer of raw jute and jute products in the world...


Tourism in Bangladesh
Export Promotion Bureau, Bangladesh             The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry


 
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