Bangladesh Country Profile

 Area
  144,000 sq km (55,598 sq mi)
 Capital
  Dhaka
 Nationality
  Bangladeshi
 Population
  158.6 million
 Languages
  Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English
 Religions
  Muslim 89.5%, Hindu 9.6%, other 0.9%
 Literacy
  47.9%
 Gross National Income (per capita)
  US$ 580 (WorldBank)
 Currency
  taka (BDT); 70 taka = 1 US$
 Climate
  tropical; mild winter (October to March); hot, humid summer (March to June); humid, warm rainy monsoon (June to October)
 Exports—commodities
  garments, jute and jute goods, leather, frozen fish and seafood
 
  All data (except GNI) taken from CIA World Factbook

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Church Statistics
The Church of the Nazarene began work in Bangladesh in 1993.

Districts: 3
Organized Churches: 3,029
Mission Churches: 2,962
Members: 122,416
Ordained Elders: 210
Licensed Ministers:
957
Lay Pastors:
1,604
JESUS Film Teams: 50
Statistics correct as of November 2014 (North and Northwest) and April 2015 (South)

 

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