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Bangladesh    Bangladesh   

Bangladesh, to the east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is a South Asian country marked by lush greenery and many waterways. Its Padma (Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna rivers create fertile plains, and travel by boat is common. On the southern coast, the Sundarbans, an enormous mangrove forest shared with Eastern India, is home to the royal Bengal tiger. ― Google

Capital: Dhaka

Dialing code: +880

Population: 163 million (2019) World Bank

Currency: Bangladeshi taka

President: Abdul Hamid

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Nayapara refugee camp

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Nayapara refugee camp (Bengali: নয়াপাড়া শরণার্থী শিবির) is a refugee camp in TeknafCox's BazarBangladesh. It is located next to the village of Dhumdumia and is inhabited mostly by Rohingya people that have fled from religious persecution in neighboring Myanmar.[2] It is one of two government-run refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, the other being the Kutupalong refugee camp.[3] The two refugee camps had a combined population of around 30,000 refugees in July 2017.[4] In September 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimated that the combined population of the two refugee camps had increased to over 77,000.[5] As of 14 January 2018, the estimated population of Nayapara refugee camp is around 23,065.[1]

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