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  About West Bengal,About West Bengal Travel,Information About West Bengal,About West Bengal Tourism,West Bengal Tour ...
Situated in the east of India, West Bengal is stretches from the Himalayas in the north to the Bay of Bengal in the South.
Hooghly and its tributaries - Mayurakshi, Damodar, Kangsabati and the Rupnarayan, enrich the soils of Bengal.
West Bengal, like many other places in the world, is a place of contrasts- a curious blend of the old and the new, partly feudal, partly born out of growing urbanization, partly undefinable.
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  West Bengal - MSN Encarta
West Bengal, state in northeastern India, bordered on the north by Sikkim state and Bhutan, on the east by Assam state and Bangladesh, on the south by the Bay of Bengal, on the southwest by Orissa state, and on the west by Jharkhand state, Bihār state, and Nepal.
West Bengal had a population of 80,221,171 and an average density of 904 persons per sq km (2,341 per sq mi) in the 2001 census.
Several universities are located in West Bengal, including the University of Burdwan (founded in 1960) in Burdwan, the University of Calcutta (1857) in Kolkata, Jadavpur University (1955) in Kolkata, and Kalyani University (1960) in Kalyani.
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 West Bengal travel guide - Wikitravel
West Bengal [1] is a state in India's East region.
West Bengal was born with the partition and independence of India, with millions of refugees pouring into the state.
The topography of the majority of West Bengal is flat, and as a major rice growing region it is characterized by its lush and green environment.
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West Bengal covers the bottle neck of India in the east, stretching from Himalayas in the north to the Bay of Bengal in the south.
On the south by the Bay of Bengal and on the west by Orissa, Bihar and Nepal.
West Bengal is essentially a flat, featureless alluvial plain large portion of it being a part of delta of river Ganga, only one per unit of its area in the far north is really mountainous.
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West Bengal is a state in eastern India.This state has a lot for tourists.May it be the mouth-watering delicacies,the culture or the varied number of monuments it offers.
The population of West Bengal as per the 1991 census was around 68,077,965.
West Bengal, located in the eastern division of the Indian isthmus, is one of the most racially and ethnically assorted states of India.
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West Bengal also borders Assam on the east, the Bay of Bengal on the south, and Orissa, Jharkhand, and Bihar on the west.
Location in northeast India, West Bengal is bounded north by Sikkim and Bhutan east by Assam and Bangladesh, South by the Bay of Bengal and Orissa, west by Bihar and Jharkhand, and northwest by Nepal.
The territory of Cooch Behar was merged with West Bengal on January 1, 1950 and the former French possession of Chandernagore became part of the State on October 2, 1954.
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 WEST-BENGAL TRAVEL AND HOTEL GUIDE :: Travel made Easy
Geography and climate :- West Bengal is on the eastern bottle-neck of India, stretching from the Himalayas in the North to the Bay of Bengal in the south.
West Bengal's climate is transitional between tropical savannah in the southern portions and humid subtropical in the north.
Digha, the marvelous beach on the Bay of Bengal and Darjeeling, the beautiful hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas, are the two extremes of the state.
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West Bengal, the land of 24 Parganas is bounded in the north by Sikkim and Bhutan, in the east by Assam and Bagladesh, in the south by the Bay of Bengal and in the west by Orissa, Bihar and Nepal.
West Bengal geographically consists of two parts: the northern districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar and the rest of the state.
The Bengal silk is mainly found in block-printed saris and had a revival in the exquisite brocade weaving of baluchari which was produced in the past centuries under royal patronage.
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 West Bengal
West Bengal was created as a constituent state of the Indian union on 15 August 1947 as the result of partition of the undivided British Indian province of Bengal into West Bengal.
West Bengal is a state in the northeast of India.
Neighbouring regions are Nepal and Sikkim to the northwest, Bhutan to the north, Assam to the northeast, Bangladesh to the east, the Bay of Bengal to the south, Orissa to the southwest and Jharkhand and Bihar.
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 West Bengal
At the 1991 census West Bengal had a population of 67,982,732, with an average density of 774 persons per sq km (2004 per sq mi).
Several universities are located in West Bengal, including the University of Burdwan (founded in 1960) in Burdwan, the University of Calcutta (1857), Rabindra Bharati and Jadavpur University (1955) in Calcutta, Kalyani University (1960) in Kalyani, North Bengal University are in Shiliguri and Vidyasagar University in Midnapore.
West Bengal is rich in coal and iron ore, making mining important to the economy.
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 West Bengal: Info on geography, history, government, districts, business, economy, travel, rivers, education, food, ...
West Bengal, located in the eastern part of the Indian peninsula, is one of the country’s medium-sized, states.
West Benga is stretching for about 300 miles from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, West Bengal’s geography is as diversified as its culture.
West Bengal is one of the first destinations in a tourist’s itinerary visiting the eastern part of the country.
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Bengal was ruled by various Muslim rulers and governors till the Mughal period in sixteenth century.
On the west are the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, while in the south lies Orissa, and the Bay of Bengal, washing its southern frontiers.
Power in West Bengal is currently generated by the West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited, West Bengal State Electricity Board, Calcutta Electricity Supply Corporation, Durgapur Project Limited, Disergarh Power Supply Corporation etc. Total generation of power produced by the State agencies was 17115 MU in 2005-06 (up to April to November 2005).
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West Bengal is the thrid largest economy in India.
West Bengal is among the fastest growing states in the IT sector.
West Bengal's share in domestic and international tourists stands at 2.9 per cent and 11 per cent respectively.
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West Bengal, is bounded on the north by Bhutan and the state of Sikkim, on the east by Bangladesh and the state of Assam, on the south by the Bay of Bengal, on the southwest by the state of Orissa, and on the west by Nepal and the state of Bihar.
West Bengal's early and intellectually productive contact with the West and with other parts of India is one of the most significant factors affecting the state's history.
Bengal, the cultural centre of India has produced 4 Nobel Laureates: Tagore, Mother Teresa, Satyajit Ray and Amartya Sen. The theatre is popular, and both amateur and professional performances are quite sophisticated., traditional open-air performances, are popular in the countryside, along with kavigan an impromptu duel in musical verse between village poets.
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West Bengal is one of the constituent states of the Republic of India.
West Bengal is rich in flora and fauna and has a diverse ecosystems because of its varying terrain from the high altitudes to the sea level plains.
West Bengal is the largest producer of rice in the country and is also one of the few Indian states where the power situation has improved for the better.
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  West Bengal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neighbouring regions are Nepal to the northwest, Sikkim and Bhutan to the north, Assam to the northeast, Bangladesh to the east, the Bay of Bengal to the south, Orissa to the southwest and Jharkhand and Bihar to the west.
With a total area of 88,853 km², West Bengal is on the eastern bottle-neck of India, stretching from the Himalayas in North to the Bay of Bengal in the south.
West Bengal's climate is transitional between tropical savanna in the southern portions and humid subtropical in the north.
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Bankura is one of the West Bengal Districts.
Bardhaman is one of the West Bengal Districts.
Birbhum is one of the West Bengal District.
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 Welcome to West Bengal, INDIA
Situated in the east of India, West Bengal is stretches from the Himalayas in the north to the Bay of Bengal in the South.
Hooghly and its tributaries - Mayurakshi, Damodar, Kangsabati and the Rupnarayan, enrich the soils of Bengal.
West Bengal, like many other places in the world, is a place of contrasts- a curious blend of the old and the new, partly feudal, partly born out of growing urbanization, partly undefinable.
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 West Bengal
The territory of Cooch Behar was merged with West Bengal on January 1, 1950 and the former French possession of Chandernagore became part of the State on October 2, 1954.
West Bengal is on the eastern bottleneck of India, stretching from the in the north to the in the south.
West Bengal schools are run by the state government or by private organizations, including religious institutions.
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 West Bengal :Vacations india
Further in 1765, the Bengal Presidency was established, by including all British territories north of the Central Provinces, from the mouth of the Ganges and the Brahmaputra to the Himalayas and the Punjab.
A beautiful blend of the ancient and the modern, West Bengal is often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the East.’ West Bengal has a varied landscape dotted with a variety of beautiful hills, charming plains and breathtaking coastal belt.
West Bengal is home to 15 Wildlife Sanctuaries, 5 National Parks and 3 Tiger Reserve, which provide shelter to a variety of wild animals and birds.
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 Public Private Partnerships In India - West Bengal - Infrastructure
West Bengal has a strong education network consisting of 9 universities, over 300 colleges and 49,851 primary and 7,697 secondary schools (2002-03).The literacy rate in the state increased from 58 per cent in 1991 to over 68.6 per cent in 2004.
West Bengal is among the few states in India with surplus availability of electricity.The state has an installed electricity generation capacity of 5,680 MW of which over 1,000 MW was added in the past five years.
West Bengal's road density is 103.69 km per 100 sq km, higher than the national average of 74.7 km per 100 sq km.
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West Bengal is one of the most culturally and ethnically divers states of India.
The people of West Bengal inherit their identity and aspiration from the larger Indian mosaic and from civilizations beyond the shore.
Darjeeling is an abrupt variation from the lowlands of West Bengal.
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