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Pinapple Sellers in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Pinapple Sellers in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Living in Bangladesh

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 29, 2021

Summary: Expats, digital nomads and retirees discuss what it is like to live in Bangladesh: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.

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What do I need to know about living in Bangladesh?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Bangladesh, they said:

"Without basic Bengali language skills you will be lost, it's nothing like Dhaka. (it's better)," remarked another expat living in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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Expats in Dhaka, Bangladesh live in a developing nation, yet a city that is also home to a significant part of the nation's technology, industrial and financial base. Some of the sites are beautiful, yet the poverty is also difficult for some to see over an extended period of time.

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Join our Bangladesh forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Bangladesh.

Contribute to Bangladesh Network Contribute
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Bangladesh.

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