West Bengal District Map


District Map of West Bengal

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District Map of Westbengal Kolkata Barasat City Map Bankura City Map  Koch Bihar City Map  Suri City Map Bankura Barddhaman Birbhum Darjeeling Haora Hooghly North Dinajpur Jalpaiguri  Koch Bihar Maldah District Murshidabad East Medinipur Nadia North 24-Parganas Puruliya South 24-Parganas South Dinajpur West Medinipur NEPAL SIKKIM BHUTAN BIHAR ASSAM TRIPURA BANGLADESH JHARKHAND ORISSA Alipurduar
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West Bengal located in eastern India is the country's fourth most populous state. With Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) as its capital, West Bengal has two very distinct natural regions; the Gangetic plains in the north and the Himalayas in the north. West Bengal is famous for its cultural heritage and for being home to India's Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Raja Ram Mohan Roy, regarded by many as the Father of the Bengal Renaissance Movement. The population of West Bengal is 91,347,736 (2011 census) and is spread over an area of 88,752 km sq.

Districts and Administration in West Bengal: West Bengal is divided into 23 districts and each district is governed by a district collector or a district magistrate, appointed by the Indian Administrative Service or the West Bengal Civil Services. Each district is further divided into sub divisions, governed by a sub divisional magistrate and then into blocks. Blocks comprise of panchayats and town municipalities. Two districts, Jhargram and Kalimpong have recently been added. Two more districts Asansol and Sundarbans have been proposed to be introduced in the state.

Tourism in West Bengal: West Bengal is blessed with natural and architectural heritage. There are many places of interest in West Bengal such as; the terracotta temples of Bishnupur, Hazarduari Palace, Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Darjeeling Himalayan Railways and the Kolkata Botanical Gardens among others.

List of Districts in West Bengal



S No.DistrictHeadquartersPopulation (Census 2011)Sex Ratio (per 1000)Average Literacy
1BankuraBankura3,596,67495770.26%
2BardhamanBardhaman7,717,56394576.21%
3BirbhumSuri3,502,40495670.68%
4Cooch BeharCooch Behar2,819,08694274.78%
5Dakshin DinajpurBalurghat1,676,27695672.82%
6DarjeelingDarjeeling1,846,82397079.56%
7HooghlyHugli-Chuchura5,519,14596181.8%
8HowrahHowrah4,850,02993983.31%
9JalpaiguriJalpaiguri3,872,84695373.25%
10KolkataKolkata4,496,69490886.31%
11MaldaEnglish Bazar3,988,84594461.73%
12MurshidabadBaharampur7,103,80795866.59%
13NadiaKrishnanagar5,167,60094774.97%
14North 24 ParganasBarasat10,009,78195584.06%
15Paschim MedinipurMidnapore5,913,45796678%
16Purba MedinipurTamluk5,095,87593887.02%
17PuruliaPurulia2,930,11595764.48%
18South 24 ParganasAlipore8,161,96195677.51%
19Uttar DinajpurRaiganj3,007,13493959.07%
20Alipurduar----
21Burdwan----
22Jhargram----
23Kalimpong----
24West Burdwan----


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Last Updated on : April 15, 2017



     


     

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