Bangladesh at a glance

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161 million

Gross Domestic Product1

195 billion US$


15.5% of GDP

Total land area2

13.3 million hectares

Cultivated land (1000 ha)2

9.1 million hectares

Banana production area3

50,000 hectares

Total banana production3
774,000 metric tonnes

Bangladesh is ranked 30th among banana-producing countries in terms of banana production4 .

Banana-producing areas

Major Districts of cultivated Banana: Bogra, Narsingdi, Rangpur, Nator, Pabna, Noakhali, Faridpur, Khulna

Districts of wild grown Banana: Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Netrokona, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandarban;

Generally banana plants are found throughout the country in most of the rural homesteads.


1 2015 data from the World Bank
4 2011 data from FAOSTAT - Production/Crops

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