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Interesting facts and information about indian state west bengal


Capital Kolkata
West Bengal Map
Population 91,347,736 (Rank 4th)

Area
88,752 km2 (Rank 13th)
Languages Bengali, English
Neighbor Countries Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh
Neighbor Indian States Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, Assam.
Districts
19 Districts ( Kolkata, Bankura, Birbhum, Burdwan, Coochbehar, Darjeeling, Hoogly, Howrah, Jalpaiguri, Malda, Midnapore, Murshidabad, Nadia, Purulia, North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas, North Dinajpur, South Dinajpur.)
Symbols State animal: Fishing cat, State Bird: White throated Kingfisher, State tree: Devil tree, State flower: Night flowering Jasmine
Major Cities Kolkata, Asansol, Siliguri, Durgapur, Howrah, Kharagpur, Haldia, Darjeeling, Burdwan
Major Rivers Adi Ganga,Haldi,Hooghly, Teesta, Torsa, Damodar, Mayurakshi, Mundeswari, Mahananda, Kalindi, Jamuna, Ichamati, Bakreshwar, Gandheswari, Kalindi, Rupnarayan, 
Major Mountain Peaks Sandakfu (3636 Meter) (Highest of West Bengal), Falut, Tiger Hill, Ghum Hill, Deolo Hill, Durpin Hill
Major Mountains Singalila Ridge, Dajeeling-Karsiang range, Chola Range, Buxa-Jayanti range
Festivals Durga Puja, Poila Baishakh (the Bengali New Year), Rathayatra, Dolyatra or Basanta-Utsab, Nobanno, Poush Parbon, Kali Puja, Saraswati Puja, Laxmi Puja.
Major Tourist Places Dajeeling, Sundarbans National Park, Shantiniketan, Jaldhapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Hazarduari Palace, Adina Mosque, Howrah Bridge, The Great Banyan Tree,  Victoria Memorial, Calcutta Museum, Digha Beach.

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