Little Bangladesh, Los Angeles

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Little Bangladesh
Little Bangladesh is located in Los Angeles
Little Bangladesh
Little Bangladesh
Location within Central Los Angeles
Coordinates: 34°04′08″N 118°17′52″W / 34.0690°N 118.2979°W / 34.0690; -118.2979
CountryUnited States
State California
County Los Angeles
City Los Angeles
Time zone UTC-8 ( PST)
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-7 (PDT)

Little Bangladesh ( Bengali: লিটল বাংলাদেশ) is a neighborhood is Los Angeles, California surrounded by Koreatown. It is the cultural and culinary hub of LA's Bangladeshi community. [1] Designation of the neighborhood as “Little Bangladesh” caused some friction with the some Korean-Americans in Los Angeles, who considered the area as a part of Koreatown. [2]

Geography

Little Bangladesh is four- block area around 3rd Street and Alexandria Avenue in Central Los Angeles, officially designated by the City of Los Angeles in 2010. The area includes restaurants, shops and art galleries but also has a residential neighborhood with a low-income and mid to aging population of about 100 residents. [3] [4]

Demographics

The 2000 census showed a Bangladeshi population of 1,700 in Los Angeles County. [5]

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.courthousenews.com/in-las-koreatown-little-bangladesh-stakes-its-claim/
  2. ^ Jang, Mira (2009-04-07). "Koreans and Bangladeshis Vie in Los Angeles District". The New York Times. ISSN  0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  3. ^ "LA designates Little Bangladesh neighborhood". ABC7. 2011-01-16. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 10, 2014.
  4. ^ Abdulrahim, Raja (Nov 28, 2010). "Little Bangladesh must grow into its name". Los Angeles Times.
  5. ^ "Koreans and Bangladeshis Vie in Los Angeles District". New York Times. 2009-04-07. Retrieved November 15, 2018.


Latitude and Longitude:

34°04′08″N 118°17′52″W / 34.0690°N 118.2979°W / 34.0690; -118.2979