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Area: 147,570 sq. km
Capital City: Dhaka
± GMT: +6 hours
Significant dates and anniversaries can attract violence and public celebrations have been targeted for attacks in the past. Australians are advised to avoid crowds and areas where such celebrations are taking place.
You should avoid protests, demonstrations and political rallies as they may turn violent.
Since the beginning of 2009, the number of reported crimes, including armed robbery and mugging, has increased in Dhaka.
Reconsider your need to travel to the Chittagong Hill Tracts region because of the high risk of kidnapping and politically motivated violence.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed a human case of avian influenza in Bangladesh.
*Please use information as a guide and always check Smart Traveller for the most up to date information.
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The Australian government and Smart Traveller recommend appropriate insurance information if you are travelling overseas and to ensure that you are properly covered with comprehensive travel insurance.
The cost of medical, dental and let alone the inconvenience of the lost luggage can ruin your holiday.