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With approximately 125 million inhabitants living in an area of 55,813 square miles, there are about 2,240 persons per square mile.The majority of the population (98 percent) is Bengali, with 2 percent belonging to tribal or other non-Bengali groups.There are also small usage variations between Muslims and Hindus, along with minor vocabulary differences. The most important symbol of national identity is the Bangla language.The flag is a dark green rectangle with a red circle just left of center.Cholit basha is the spoken vernacular, the language of the great majority of Bengalis.Cholit basha is the medium by which the great majority of people communicate in a country in which 50 percent of men and 26 percent of women are literate.Green symbolizes the trees and fields of the countryside; red represents the rising sun and the blood spilled in the 1971 war for liberation.

In the early 1980s the annual rate of population increase was above 2.5 percent, but in the late 1990s it decreased to 1.9 percent.Infant mortality is approximately seventy-five per one thousand live births.Life expectancy for both men and women is fifty-eight years, yet the sex ratios for cohorts above sixty years of age are skewed toward males.The Ganges/Padma River flows into the country from the northwest, while the Brahmaputra/ Jamuna enters from the north.The capital city, Dhaka, is near the point where those river systems meet. In the north and the southeast the land is more hilly and dry, and tea is grown.

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