Religion

About 90 percent of Bangladeshis are Muslims, making Bangladesh one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. The Muslim community in Bangladesh tends to be accommodating to other faiths and beliefs and Bangladesh is known for its lack of communal strife. Hinduism is professed by about 09 percent of the population. There are also significant numbers of Buddhists Christian community in Bangladesh who are equally enjoying the rights and Respects

 

Islam

Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. Most Bangladeshi Muslims are Sunnis, but there is a small Shia community. Among religious festivals of Muslims are the Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, Eid-e-Miladunnabi, Muharram etc.

 

Hinduism

Hinduism is the second largest religious affiliation in Bangladesh, covering more than 9.2% of the population. Hindus in Bangladesh are almost evenly distributed in all regions, with concentrations in Khulna, Jessore, Dinajpur, Faridpur, and Barisal. Durga Puja, Saraswati Puja, Kali Puja etc. are some of the importanr Hindu festivals in Bangladesh.

 

Buddhism in Bangladesh

In the Chittagong Hills, Buddhist tribes formed the majority of the population. There are approximately 1 million Buddhists in Bangladesh, representing less than 1 percent of the population.

 

Christianity

There are less than a million Christians in Bangladesh, mostly Roman Catholic. Christians account for approximately only 0.3% of the total population.

 

Contact Us:

Bangladesh Tourism Board
(National Tourism Organization)
Level-3, Building No-2, BSL Office Complex
(Hotel InterContinental)
1, Minto Road. Dhaka-1000
Phone: 0258315954
E-mail: btbnto@gmail.com

Information Officer

Akter Ahmed
Deputy Manager (Public Relation)
Bangladesh Tourism Board
facebook twitter linkedin
Rallycross