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Country Profile

Population (2012): 154.7 million
Capital: Dhaka
Area: 143,998 sq km
Main Languages: Bangla/Bengali (official), English
Religions: Muslim 89.5%, HIndu 9.6%, other 0.9% (2004)
Currency: Take (BDT)
GDP (2013): US$140.2 billion
GDP per capita (2012): US$752
GDP growth (2012): 6.2%
GDP contribution by sector (2013): Agriculture: 17.2%, Industry 28.9%, Services 53.9%
Urban population (2011): 28%
Life Expectancy (2014): 70.65 years
International dialling code: (+880)