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Monday, 17. June 2019 at 07:23 AM

Bangladesh Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Bangladesh

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Local Situation: 2.7 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Bangladesh. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.5 / 5

Bangladesh shares land borders with India and India. For these countries, the individual warning index is 2.7 (India) and 2.2 (Myanmar).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/bangladesh

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Bangladesh due to the threat of terrorism and uncertain security situation.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/bangladesh

Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

New Zealand government

Regional warning: This specific advisory covers a specific region.

Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Bangladesh due to the threat of terrorism and uncertain security situation.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese nationals travelling to Bangladesh to exercise a high degree of caution, in view of the long history of political violence in the country. In cases of political unrest, incidents of arson, violence and vandalism can suddenly break out across the country, mainly in towns and cities. Hence, it ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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High degree of caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/bangladesh/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.
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We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Bangladesh. We haven’t changed our level of advice - ‘reconsider your need to travel’ to Bangladesh.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/asia/south/Pages/bangladesh.aspx

History of rating changes

This is the change history of the risk assessment of Bangladesh.

Changes from April 5th 2019

The total rating for Bangladesh changed from 3.0 to 2.7. Here are the influencing details:

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The New Zealand government decreased their existing warning for Bangladesh to 2.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of -4.0 (by -2.0).

About Bangladesh

Bangladesh with its capital Dhaka is a country in Asia (Southern Asia), slightly smaller than Iowa (144,000 km²). The country is located Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India. The climate can be described as tropical; mild winter (October to March); hot, humid summer (March to June); humid, warm rainy monsoon (June to October). The landscape is mostly flat alluvial plain; hilly in southeast. With a population of about 153.55 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Dhaka
Population about 153.55 million
Size 144000 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Iowa
Common languages Bengali, English
Timezone Asia/Dhaka with UTC offset of 6 hour(s)
Currency Taka (short: BDT)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +880
Internet Top Level Domain .bd
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 BD
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 BGD
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 50