Rangamati


Rangamati

Rangamati is the principal city of Rangamati District in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. The town is located at 22°37'60N 92°12'0E and has an altitude of 14 metres (49 feet). [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/BG/0/Rangamati.html Location of Rangamati - Falling Rain Genomics] ] In 2001 westerners working on a road project north of the town were kidnapped by tribal rebels, the kidnappers were renegade members of the Shanti Bahini who opposed the 1997 peace deal with the government. [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/1181808.stm Kidnappers 'agree new meeting' - BBC News] ] . Prominent features include Mount Phuramon and the artificial Kaptai Lake.

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