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General Information

The official language of Bangladesh is Bengali.

The national currency of Bangladesh is Bangladeshi taka (৳) (BDT).

1 BDT equals  .
equals  BDT.

Location

Bangladesh

The distance from to Bangladesh is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Bangladesh. Exercise increased caution in Bangladesh due to crime and terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Your travel destination belongs to the 20 countries with the highest criminality. Always remember to be careful.

The criminality index of Bangladesh is 64. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 999 to call the police in Bangladesh.

LGBT

Bangladesh has a score of -7 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Bangladesh ranks #146 worldwide.

Consensual same-sex sexual activity is criminalized in Bangladesh and penalties include up to life imprisonment.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Bangladesh should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Bangladesh:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Bangladesh to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Bangladesh differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Bangladesh, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type G
  • Type K
Weather

The temperature difference between Bangladesh and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Rain today and tomorrow.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 70–74°F  /  21–23°C 100% 100%
Sun November 10 69–74°F  /  21–23°C 99% 99%
Mon November 11 68–84°F  /  20–29°C 92% 14%
Tue November 12 66–85°F  /  19–29°C 89% 9%
Wed November 13 65–86°F  /  18–30°C 90% 0%
Thu November 14 66–87°F  /  19–30°C 88% 3%
Fri November 15 63–86°F  /  17–30°C 86% 5%
Sat November 16 64–86°F  /  18–30°C 85% 4%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:12 am and sets at 05:16 pm. This equates to 11.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Bangladesh, it is in . When the sun sets in Bangladesh, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Bangladesh is 72.50 BDT. Every kilometer costs an additional 37.00 BDT. Every hour of waiting time costs 185.00 BDT.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Bangladesh.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 90.00 BDT in Bangladesh.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 376.59 BDT.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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