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Bangladesh : An Overview

Bangladesh is a small country situated in south-east Asia. Its area is small but geographically and naturally it is one of the most beautiful countries of the world. Bangladesh is a riverine country. Hundreds of rivers are scattered all around the country. And Bangladesh is the largest Delta Island of the world. There is a nice variation in land types of Bangladesh. Bangladesh has vast plain lands, huge low land covered with water in rainy season, beautiful hilly area, gorgeous forest and not the least the stunning longest sea beach of the world.
Bangladesh

But the beauty of Bangladesh doesn’t limited to those. In a word, Bangladesh is all along beautiful. It’s vast plain paddy fields, graceful rivers and river sides, the green villages, various types of trees-birds-animals, it’s flora and fauna, many historical land marks and above all the heartiness to accept guests always remind someone the enchanting beaty of Bangladesh.


Bangladesh is a country of six seasons i.e. Winter (Dec-Jan), spring (Feb-Mar), Summer (Apr-May), Monsoon (June-July), Autumn (Aug-Sep) and Late Autumn (Oct-Nov). Every season has a different face and the nature decorate itself in a different look. Each of them is differently attractive. While visiting Bangladesh, someone will discover a different Bangladesh in each season by the grace of mesmeric nature.


The unbound natural beautry is seen in the largest mangrove forest in the world and the natural habitat of the Royal Bengal Tiger‘The Sundarbans Forest, the longest (120 km) unbroken natural sea beach of the world ‘Cox’s Bazar’, a small coral island with wonderful natural beauty in the sea Bay of Bengal -St. Martin's Island’ the tribal life and scenic beauty of hilly area in Rangamati, Khagrachori, Bandarbans, the land of Two leaves and bud with green tea gardens on hills and vast unexplored low lands under water i.e. ‘Tangua Haor’ etc. in Sylhet, Moulovibazar, Sunamganj and Hobiganj, one of the most beautiful natural romantic sea-beach in the world from where both sunrise and sunset from the same spot is seen is the daughter of the sea ‘Kuakata’ and many more. In the rainy season the whole of Bangladesh turns into a natural wonder.


Except those, There are many historical land marks i.e. Sonargaon, the ancient capital of Bengal, ‘Mainamati’, the sign of ancient Buddhist civilization, a mid-15th century archeological and historical signSixty Tomb Mosque’, ‘Mahasthangarh- Paharpur Buddhist Monastery’, ‘Kantajee's Templeand so on.


Lastly but not the least, Bangladesh is a dauther of nature. To enjoy the natural beauty of Bangladesh, one need not to go to far. Natural beaties are scattered all around the country. Just to wish to enjoy is enough. In this regard, famous poet Robindranath Tagore wrote in his famous verse:

"Bahu din dhore, bahu krosh durey
Bahu byay kori, bahu desh ghurey
Dekhite giyachi porbotmala,
Dekhite giyachi Sindhu.
Dekha hoy nai chokkhu melia
Ghar hote shudhu dui pa felia
Ekti dhaner shisher upore ekti shishir bindu"


["I traveled miles, for many a year.
I spent a lot in lands afar,
I've gone to see the mountains, the oceans I've been to view.
But I haven't seen with these eyes
Just two steps from my home lies
On a sheaf of paddy grain, a glistening drop of dew"]