West Bengal District Map

District Map of West Bengal

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District Map of Westbengal Alipurduar Koch Bihar Jalpaiguri Kalimpong Darjeeling Dakshin Dinajpur Uttar Dinajpur Malda Murshidabad Birbhum Barddhaman Bankura Purulia Kolkata Haora Hooghly South 24 Parganas North 24-Parganas Nadia Purba Medinipur Paschim Medinipur ODISHA JHARKHAND BIHAR SIKKIM NEPAL BHUTAN ASSAM MEGHALAYA BANGLADESH
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*The Map showing all the districts of West Bengal. Disclaimer
West Bengal is famous for its rich cultural heritage and history. The state was birthplace of great Indian leaders in literature, culture, philosophy and politics who raised the name of India in the world arena. These include Rabindranath Tagore (Nobel Laureate in literature), Raja Ram Mohan Roy (father of social renaissance in India), Sri Rama Krishna Parama Hamsa, (spiritual leader), Swami Vivekananda (Hindu reformer), Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (Freedom fighter) Sri Aurobindo (Nationalist and philosopher), Mahasweta Devi (Novelist). 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
4Cooch BeharCooch Behar2,819,08694274.78%
5Dakshin DinajpurBalurghat1,676,27695672.82%
11MaldaEnglish Bazar3,988,84594461.73%
14North 24 ParganasBarasat10,009,78195584.06%
15Paschim MedinipurMidnapore5,913,45796678%
16Purba MedinipurTamluk5,095,87593887.02%
18South 24 ParganasAlipore8,161,96195677.51%
19Uttar DinajpurRaiganj3,007,13493959.07%
24West Burdwan----


Last Updated on : April 15, 2017



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