Bangladesh officially the People’s Republic of Bangladeshis a country in South Asia; and is bordered by India to its west, north and east; Burma to its southeast and separated from Nepal and Bhutan by the Chicken’s Neck corridor. To its south, it faces the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh is the world’s eighth-most populous country, with over 160 million people. It is among the most densely populated countries, and is by far the most densely populated of any country whose population exceeds 10 million. It forms part of the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal, along with the neigh bouring Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura.