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Monday, February 1, 2010

THE NATIONAL ZOO OF BANGLADESH

Dhaka Zoo,is a Zoo located in the Mirpur section of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Dhaka Zoo the largest and the national zoo of Bangladesh. The Zoo contains many native and non-native animals and wild life.

It is the national zoo under the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, started as a menagerie at the High Court Premises in Dhaka in 1964, and moved to its present location in 1974. In the same year it was ceremonially opened for public on June 23. The zoo occupies an area of about 75 ha. It has two lakes of about 13 ha, which receive thousands of waterfowls every year in winter.
Animal Species

The total number of vertebrate fauna in the zoo is about 2,150 in 191 species. Included in these animals, are about 551 mammals under 64 species, 1,543 birds under 90 species, 73 reptiles under 15 species, and about 104 aquarium fishes under 23 species. To attract visitors besides many fascinating animals, there are 15 tigers, 21 lions, 9 hippopotamus, about 200 monkeys, and 33 pythons. Moreover, some rare and interesting animals such as the rhea, peacock, zebra, elephant, African grey parrot, water buck, impala, emu, baboon, chimpanzee, gayal, black bear, tapir, mandrill, and estuarine crocodile provide additional entertainment to the visitors.
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THE NATIONAL ZOO OF BANGLADESH

Sunday, January 31, 2010

BANGA BHABAN( HOUSE OF BANGLADESH)

The Bangabhaban(House of Bangladesh) is the official residence of the President of Bangladesh, the head of state of Bangladesh. Located in the capital Dhaka, the palace was originally the temporary official residence of the British Viceroy of India. From 1947 to 1971, it.....................

BANGA BHABAN( HOUSE OF BANGLADESH)

PARLIAMENT HOUSE OF BANGLADESH(SANGSHAD BHABAN)

Parliament House
Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban (Parliament House) located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar has distinctive architectural features. Designed by the famous architect Louis I. Kahn, it may be called an architectural wonder of this region.
Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban (Jatio Shôngshod Bhôbon) is the National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, located in the capital Dhaka. It was created by architect Louis I. Kahn and is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world. It houses all parliamentary activities of Bangladesh.
There have been eight national elections in Bangladesh. The first and second Parliaments used the Old Shangshad Bhaban, which currently serves as the Prime Minister's Office.

Construction of the Jatiya Shangshad Bhaban began in 1961 by the Government of Pakistan as a permanent building for the federal legislature of both West and East Pakistan. However, it was the eighth (and last) session of the second parliament of Bangladesh that first used it on 15 February 1982 after its construction was completed on 28 January of the same year. The Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban has been in operation and has acted as the sole complex used as the National Assembly ever since.

The Jatiya Shangshad Bhaban was designed by the American architect Louis Kahn.
* Beginning of construction: 1961
* Cost of construction and design: Tk. 129 crore or 1.29 billion (=1,290,000,000)
* Inauguration: 28 January , 1982
* Architect: Louis I. Kahn
* Total area: 200 acres (800,000 m²)
* Location: Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka
* Number of Parliaments: 7 (seven)
* GIS coordinates: 23.762465°,90.378545°
History of use by Parliament

Seven Parliaments, including........................

PARLIAMENT HOUSE OF BANGLADESH(SANGSHAD BHABAN)

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Bangabandhu mujibur memorial museum

Bangabandhu memorial museum
Bangabandhu memorial museum is situated at road no. 32 Dhanmondi R/A. The residence of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been turn in to a.......

Bangabandhu mujibur memorial museum

ABOUT MUKTIJUDDHO MUSEUM

This is the museum on our liberation war which is well known as mukti juddha. Mukti juddha museum situated at.....

ABOUT MUKTIJUDDHO MUSEUM

BANGLADESH NATIONAL SCIENCE MUSEUM

The museum is modern learning center related to the latest science discoveries. It is situated.....

BANGLADESH NATIONAL CIENCE MUSEUM

BANGLADESH SHADHINATA STAMBHA

Shadhinota Stambha is the place where Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Delivered his historical speech on 7th march 1971. With his speech.....

BANGLADESH SHADHINATA STAMBHA

BANGLADESH POETS GRAVEYARD

Revolutionary poet Kazi Nazrul Islam died on the 29 August 1976 and was buried here. The....
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BANGLADESH POETS GRAVEYARD


Geography of Bangladesh

Geography of Bangladesh : Quick look

Location: Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India.

Geographic coordinates: 24 00 N, 90 00 E.
Map references: Asia

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Geography of Bangladesh


Ahsan Manjil

Ahsan Manjil

Built in 1872 and standing on the river Buriganga, this stately building offers the visitors a feeling of the life-style of the Nawabs of Dhaka. Sometimes known as the Pink Palace, this building now houses a splendid museum.

Basically, it was the residence of...............

Ahsan Manjil