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Bangladesh
Capital:
Dhaka
Population:
141,340,476 (July 2004 est.)
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Background:
Bangladesh came into existence in 1971 when Bengali East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season, hampering economic development.
Government type:
parliamentary democracy
GDP:
purchasing power parity - $258.8 billion (2003 est.)
Internet users:
243,000 (2003)
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