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President:
Abdul Hamid
Prime Minister:
Sheikh Hasina
Capital:
Dhaka
Location:

1.   Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India

Geographic Coordinates:

1.   24 00 N, 90 00 E

Area:

1.   148,460 sq km land: 130,170 sq km water: 18,290 sq km

Area - comparative: slightly larger than Pennsylvania and New Jersey combined
Land Boundaries:

1.   total: 4,413 km border countries (2): Burma - 271 km, India - 4142 km

Coastline:
580 km
Maritime Claims:

1.   territorial sea: 12 nm exclusive economic zone: 200 nm contiguous zone: 18 nm continental shelf: to the outer limits of the continental margin

Climate:

1.   tropical; mild winter (October to March); hot, humid summer (March to June); humid, warm rainy monsoon (June to October)

Terrain:
mostly flat alluvial plain; hilly in southeast
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