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District Map of West Bengal
*The Map showing all the districts of West Bengal.
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.
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 19 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.
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.||District||Headquarters||Population (Census 2011)||Sex Ratio (per 1000)||Average Literacy|
|4||Cooch Behar||Cooch Behar||2,819,086||942||74.78%|
|14||North 24 Parganas||Barasat||10,009,781||955||84.06%|
|18||South 24 Parganas||Alipore||8,161,961||956||77.51%|
Last Updated on : August 4, 2014