Bangladesh 15 Aug 2012 09:18
The largest city in the country, Dhaka is Bangladesh’s chaotic capital. As the economic heart of the country, the city is home to an estimated 12 million people, making it one of the world’s most densely populated cities. Every year the city grows as Bangladesh’s rural population moves to the capital in search of higher wages, yet a estimated 34% of the population lives below the poverty line. This is a look at the life of the lower classes in what the Economist Intelligence Unit named the world’s most unliveable city for 2012.