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Taka (BDT) is the currency in Bangladesh

Facts about Taka

  • Country:
    Bangladesh
  • Currency:
    Taka
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    BDT
  • Short for the currency:
    Tk
  • Currency subunits:
    100 paisa

The Taka is the currency of the asian country Bangladesh. The currency was introduced in 1972 and replaced the pakistanian rupee and was given it's name after the sanskrit word for silver. The currency is given out by the Bangladesh Bank / Bānlādeś Byānk - BB with main office in Dhaka.

Where is Bangladesh?


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The People's Republic of Bangladesh is a country inbetween India and Burma by the Bay of Bengal. The area used to be called East Pakistan since it used to be a province in Pakistan. Bangladesh is a poor country with and extremely dense population. There are over 150 milion peopel on only 144 000 square meters.

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