Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, Dhaka is the 15th most populous city and one of the densest in the world.
Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh according to official statistics, is the fifteenth most populous urban conglomeration in the world, surpassed only by mega Chinese, Japanese and Indian cities. Bangladesh for the extension of its territory with respect to its population is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, and Dhaka with an area of approximately 815.85 square kilometers and a total population in the metropolitan area of more than 25 million population, resulting in a population density of 9,581.1 inhabitants per square kilometer, which makes it not only one of the most populated metropolis but also one of the densest in the world. Dhaka is a contrast city, on one hand has an emerging economy, Bangladesh is profiled as a new economic power, but on the other hand most of the population is mired in absolute poverty, so then as Bangladesh has one of the higher rates of poverty in the world, and its geographical location make this a whipped city constantly by bad weather large such quantities as monsoons and cyclones, their high rates of corruption and serious environmental problems and pollution adding to this its overpopulation and density make Dhaka be considered by many expert opinions as one of the worst cities in the world to live. Due to the complex features presented to Dhaka, where occur serious environmental, economic, natural, political, food and public health and social problems because of these factors is considered one of the worst cities to live, which means a challenge and an opportunity to implement strategies and sustainable alternative solutions to increase the quality of life in dense and crowded cities that have been relegated on the international scene which account for mainly first world mega cities.