The farthest distance travelled with a football balanced on the head is 15.2 km (9.44 mi) and was achieved by Abdul Halim (Bangladesh) at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 22 October 2011.
On 11 December 2004, over 5 million people joined hands to form a human chain, 1,050 km (652.4 miles) long from Teknaf to Tentulia, Bangladesh. The partipants were supporters of 14 opposition parties led by the Bangladesh Awami League to express their ‘No Confidence’ campaign to the BNP-led alliance government and to demand fresh polls.
The most people singing a national anthem simultaneously is 254,537 and was achieved by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh (Bangladesh) at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 26 March 2014.
All five daughters of Narandra Nath and Taramoni Roy (Bangladesh) married five brothers, sons of Trarpoda Karmaker and Khana Rani Roy (both Bangladesh) between 1977–1996.
The country with the lowest Body Mass Index (BMI) is Bangladesh, with a national average of 20.5 for women and 20.4 for men. More than 9 million children – more than half of all Bangladeshi children – are underweight and suffer from stunted growth. The fattest nation is the island state of Nauru, where the average BMI is 35. Source: “How Tiny Nauru became the world´s fattest nation”, The Independent (International Edition), 4 February 2011, pp10-11
In 1998 Bangladesh experienced its worse flood in living memory. Some 57% of the country was flooded resulting in 25 million people becoming homeless.