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Bangladesh


Bangladesh at a glance

Map of Bangladesh

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Population[1]

161 million

Gross Domestic Product[1]

195 billion US$

Agriculture[1]

15.5% of GDP

Total land area[2]

13.3 million hectares

Cultivated land (1000 ha)[2]

9.1 million hectares

Banana production area[3]

50,000 hectares

Total banana production[3]
774,000 metric tonnes

Bangladesh is ranked 30th among banana-producing countries in terms of banana production[4].

Banana-producing areas

Major Districts of cultivated Banana: Bogra, Narsingdi, Rangpur, Nator, Pabna, Noakhali, Faridpur, Khulna

Districts of wild grown Banana: Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Netrokona, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandarban;

Generally banana plants are found throughout the country in most of the rural homesteads.

References

1. 2015 data from the World Bank

Further reading

 

See also

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