91 English is often used for official work alongside Bengali.9 At its height in the early 9th century, the Pala Empire was the dominant power in the northern subcontinent, with its territory stretching across parts of modern-day eastern Pakistan, northern and northeastern India, Nepal and Bangladesh.Northeast Bengal edit Waterfalls are a common sight in the highlands of eastern Bangladesh Northeast Bengal 35 refers to the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh and the Barak Valley in the Indian state of Assam.

The Bengal Subah province in the Mughal Empire was the wealthiest state in the subcontinent.Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.Citation needed In addition, several minority ethnolinguistic groups are native to the region.

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