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Locale Code: bn-BD

The locale code represents Bengali language in Bangladesh.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive bn-BD locale data for Bangladesh
Country NameBangladesh
Country Name (Local)বাংলাদেশ Bāṃlādeś
Country Flag🇧🇩
Country Area147570 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)BD
Language NameBengali
Language Name (Local)বাংলা
Language Code (ISO 639-1)bn
RegionSouthern Asia
Capital NameDhaka
Capital Latitude23.7104
Capital Longitude90.40744
Postal Code Format####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code bn-BD is Taka.

Currency information for Bangladesh and bn-BD locale
Currency NameTaka
Currency Name (Local)Bangladeshi taka
Currency CodeBDT
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric50
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NamePoisha


Bangladesh has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+06:00.



Bangladesh shares borders with 2 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'bn-BD' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, bn_BD is a locale code for Bengali language in Bangladesh. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.