Bangladesh (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (Bengali: গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ is a country in South Asia. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal" in the official Bengali language.
It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal.
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