Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh.Dhaka is the most populous city in Bangladesh. Dhaka is the political, economic and cultural heart of Bangladesh. It is one of the major cities of South Asia.
Dhaka has a vibrant cultural life. Annual celebrations for Independence Day (26 March), Language Martyrs' Day (21 February) and Victory Day (16 December) are prominently celebrated across the city. Dhaka is home to the prestigious learned bodies of the Bangla Academy and the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. Major museums include the Bangladesh National Museum, the Liberation War Museum, the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and the Ahsan Manzil Palace. Dhaka plays a central role in the Bangladeshi economy, alongside the port city of Chittagong.Historically known as the City of Mosques, it is also nicknamed as the Rickshaw Capital of the World, with its daily traffic of over 500,000 cycle rickshaws.
Chittagong is the second most populous city and main seaport of Bangladesh.
Chittagong has attracted people from around the world. The city is home to many of Bangladesh's oldest and largest companies, as well as the Chittagong Stock Exchange and the Chittagong Tea Auction.
Important landmarks include the colonial Divisional Court, the Circuit House, Foy's Lake, the Commonwealth War Cemetery, the Ethnological Museum of Chittagong, the Anderkilla Imperial Jame Mosque, historic Sufi shrines, the Chittagong Buddhist Monastery and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chittagong.