The name of our country is Bangladesh which is situated in South Asia. It became independent in 1971 after a nine months-long bloody war. The land area of Bangladesh is 147570 square kilometers. About 15 crores of people live in this small country. Bangladesh is an agriculture country. So most of the people here are farmers.
Besides, there are businessmen, fishermen, weavers, potters, artists, doctors, engineers, etc. contribute greatly to our national economy. Most of the people are Muslims. Besides, there Hindus, Christians and Buddhists, and many tribal communities make our land an abode of variety. People here speak in Bangla. Women mainly wear sharee and salwar-kameez. Men wear pants, a shirt, pajama, Panjabi, lounge, etc. Rice with fish and dal is the staple food of them. Bread, cakes of different types of sweetmeats, hotchpotch are also taken here.
The Padma. Meghna, Jamuna, Brahmaputra are the main rivers of Bangladesh. Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh. Coxs Bazar sea beach, the Sundarbans, the Ruins of Buddhist Bihara, Kuakata, St. Martin Island, etc. are the famous places of Bangladesh. We have got many poets and artists in our country. Kazi Nazrul Islam, Jasim Uddin, Mc. Madhushudhan, Samsur Rahman is our main poets. Among the artists Jainul Abedin, Kamrul Hasan, Hashem Khan, Rafiqun Nabi are mentionable. I love my country very much.