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Overall Geology and Hydrogeology of the Southwestern Coastal Belt of Bangladesh

The Exposed coast and interior coast of Bangladesh modified by Md. Mahadi Hasan after: PDO-ICZMP,2003The Coastal Belt of Bangladesh consists of 19 coastal districts out of 64 districts encompassing 147 Upazilas including the EEZ and constitutes 32 percent of the area and 28 percent of the population of Bangladesh. The geology of the southwestern coastal belt of Bangladesh is characterized by active tectonism, sea level fluctuation and tidal activity. Read more.