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Designed by Kamrul Hasan, the national flag of Bangladesh consists of a red circle on a green background. The red circle has a radius of one fifth of the length of the Bangladesh flag.
The national flag was first hoisted on March 3, 1971 by ASM Abdur Rab, the then Vice President of Dhaka University Students' Union, at the historic 'Bat tala' in Dhaka University campus.
Official Name: The People's Republic of Bangladesh
Adopted on: January 13, 1972
Designed by: Kamrul Hasan
Location: South Asia bordered by India and Burma and by the Bay of Bengal
Capital City: Dhaka
Major Cities: Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, Rajshahi
Area: 56,977 square miles
Currency: Taka (BDT)
National Anthem: "Amar Shonar Bangla" My Golden Bangla