Bangladesh

Prostitution in Bangladesh has been legalized since 2000.  Brothels are common.

Cities

Most of these cities are also the capital of the division of the same name:

  • Dhaka – The hectic capital city, an intense and thriving metropolis of around 12 million people that’s growing by the day
  • Chittagong – a bustling commercial centre and the largest international seaport in the country
  • Mymensingh – a historic city located by the side of river Brahmaputa, has got a rich cultural and political history dating back to more than 200 years
  • Khulna – located on the Rupsha River, famous for shrimp and a starting point for journeys into the Sundarbans
  • Rajshahi – the silk city
  • Rangpur – important city in the north-west, with agriculture and trade
  • Barisal – Southern city famous for Paddy growing and many rivers, best reached by a slow-paced and relaxing boat ride on the Rocket Steamer
  • Sylhet – the largest city in the northeast, known for the shrine of Sufi saint Hazrat Shahjalal, one of the holiest sites in the country
  • Jessore – a nondescript small town, and a likely transit point to or from Kolkata, famous for Gur, a form of cake-like molasses produced from the extract of the date tree

 

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