West Bengal is a state of India. West Bengal is located in North India. West Bengal is the fourth largest state of India by population after Uttar Pradesh (1), Maharashtra (2) and Bihar(3). West Bengal is the 14th largest Indian state with an area of 88,752 km2. A part of the ethnic-linguistic Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it comes in the east of Bangladesh and in the north of Nepal and Bhutan. It is also the border of the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam.
- Population: 91,276,115(7.54%)
- Rural Population: 62,183,113(68.13%)
- Urban Population: 29,093,002(31.87%)
- Area: 88,752 km2(34,267 sq mi)
- Density: 1,029/km2 (2,670/sq mi)
- Sex ratio: 953/1000 (female/male)
Capital Of West Bengal
Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the eastern coast of the Hooghly river, about 75 km west of Bangladesh border, it is the main commercial, cultural and educational center of eastern India, while Kolkata Port is India’s oldest operational port and its only major river port. The city is widely regarded as India’s “cultural capital”, and it is also named “City of Joy”.
Rivers Of West Bengal
West Bengal – Rivers: Ajay River, Jaldhaka River, Barakar River, Mayurakshi River, Torsa River, Rangeet River, Jamuna River, Mathabhanga River, Kosai River, Mundeswari River, Churni River, Muri Ganga River.
Tourist Places Of West Bengal
Popular tourist attractions in West Bengal : – Sundarbans, Victoria Memorial Hall, Howrah Bridge, Darjeeling Himalayan Rail…, Kalka–Shimla railway, Belur Math, Calcutta High Court, Zoological Garden, Hazarduari Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Krishnanagar, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Acharya Jagadish Chan…, Tiger Hill, Darjeeling, Elante Mall, Jorasanko Thakur Bari, Writers’ Building, Kalighat, Birla Planetarium, Ko…, Mehtab Bagh, Tipu Sultan Mosque, B. B. D. Bagh, Singalila National Park, Ghum, West Bengal, Maidan, Shaheed Minar, Nicco Park, Esplanade, Kolkata, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zool…, Kumortuli, Birla Mandir, St. John’s Church, Kolkata, Government Museum and Ar…, Calcutta Jain Temple, General Post Office, Kolkata, Morgan House, Kalimpong, Shobhabazar Rajbari, Nandan, Batasia Loop, Aquatica, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Nabanna, Rock Garden, Darjeeling, Nakhoda Masjid, Netaji Bhawan, Darjeeling Ropeway, Ghum Monastery, Motijhil, Magen David Synagogue, Katra Masjid.
Languages of West Bengal
Languages of West Bengal: Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Nepali, Kokborok, Santali language, Rangpuri language, Sadri language, Magahi, Kudmali, Rarhi dialect.
Religions of West Bengal
Religion in West Bengal: Hinduism is the most widely practiced religion in West Bengal, which includes many religious wings, from monotheistic to polytheism, in various degrees. There are major religious sects in the Hindus, Vaishnava, Sahayya, Shakti and Sais, each having their own ideas and social customs.
Districts of West Bengal
Districts of West Bengal State, India – West Bengal is a state of India that is situated in the eastern part of the country. The state consists of 19 districts and is a well developed state. They are : – North 24 Parganas district, Malda district, South 24 Parganas, Hooghly district, Nadia, Darjeeling district, Murshidabad district, Paschim Medinipur district, Purba Medinipur district, Birbhum district, Kolkata district, Purulia district, Alipurduar district, Cooch Behar district, Howrah district, Bankura district, Uttar Dinajpur district, Jalpaiguri district, Purba Bardhaman dist…, Dakshin Dinajpur district, Jhargram district, Kalimpong district.
Division of West Bengal
The Indian state of West Bengal is divided into five administrative Divisions, namely: Presidency division,
Education and research in West Bengal
Education in West Bengal is provided by both the public sector as well as the private sector. The modern education system was developed by the British missionaries and the Indian social reformists. Higher Education . The work of the Higher Education Department was used to be done originally in the name of the Education Department of the Government of West Bengal in which the works of the present-day departments of (1) Technical Education & Training,(2) Mass Education Extension, and (3) School Education were also used to be performed. Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research was established in 1957. The medical college is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences. It is funded and run jointly by the state and central governments of India. The college offers Bachelor, Master and Diploma Programmes in various field of Medical Science
Education Board of West Bengal
West Bengal Education Board is Educaton Board of India. West The West Bengal Board of Primary Education is the state government administered autonomous authority for overseeing primary education in West Bengal, India.