Bangladesh Country Profile

Source: CIA World Factbook

Population: 158,570,535 (July 2011 est.)
Religion: Muslim 89.5%, Hindu 9.6%, other 0.9% (2004)
Languages: Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English
Ethnic Groups: Bengali 98%, other 2% (includes tribal groups, non-Bengali Muslims) (1998)
Major Cities – Population: DHAKA (capital) 14.251 million; Chittagong 4.816 million; Khulna 1.636 million; Rajshahi 853,000 (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook

Media Appearance

Are you working on a project relating to current events in Bangladesh? Dr. Gabbay lends his cultural acumen and also bring a historical perspective to your topic with his extensive background in Bangladesh history as it fits into a broader Muslim world picture. You can view some of Dr. Gabbay’s media appearances on his YouTube channel here.


Dr. Gabbay’s past consulting experience includes projects relating to Muslim culture, and Bangladesh specific world issues, in both a contemporary and historical context. He is a consultant with utmost professionalism. If you are in the need of a consultant, Dr. Gabbay can lend unparalleled insight to help make your project successful.

Source: CIA World Factbook (Accessed 18 May 2011)

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