West Bengal State – Enthusiasm For the Sport

West Bengal

West Bengal State is one among the 29 states of India which are located in the Eastern Region on the Bay of Benbgal and is bordered with Bangladesh which is located on the east, Bhutan and Nepal which is located on the north and it is also bordered with states of Jharkhand, Sikkim, Odisha, Assam, and Bihar. The capital city is the “Kolkata” formerly known as “Calcutta”.

West Bengal State
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West Bengal Population

The Population of WB is about 91,347,736 which is the 04th largest state in India population and the Districts are covering with an area of 88,752 square kilometers (or) 34,267 square miles, which comes 14th on the area basis.

WB Language

The official and native language of WB state are “Bengali” (পশ্চিম বাংলা) and “English which are widely spoken languages in the state.

WB State
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Formation of WB State

The state came into existence on the Republic Day i.e, 26th Jan of 1950. The High Court of West Bengal is the apex judicial body in the state.

Departments of West Bengal

Universities & Institutions

Popular Banks of West Bengal State

Indian State of WB Symbols

State animal Fishing cat
State bird White-throated Kingfisher
State flower Night-flowering jasmine
State tree Devil tree

Holiday Destination Designated by WB Tourism and Culture

  • WBTDCL (West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation) is the department of WB which will maintain the tourism
  • The popular tourist attraction named as “Hazarduari Palace” which is the Indian largest staircase and also world’s 02nd largest chandelier
  • There are many popular attractions of Wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, Hill Stations, Sea Beaches etc
  • ECO Park Kolkata is located in New Town which is the Eco-Tourism Park
  • WB Culture is famous for its music, drama, Bengali literature, cinema, and fine arts.
  • Nicco Park is also one of the best tourist place located in Kolkata.
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WB Districts

West Bengal Map illustrates that Kolkata (Calcutta) is the capital of this eastern state and consists of 23 Districts and below are the districts of the State:

Cooch Behar
Uttar Dinajpur
Dakshin Dinajpur
Purba Bardhaman
North 24 Parganas
Paschim Medinipur
South 24 Parganas
Purba Medinipur
Pashchim Bardhaman

WB Rivers

The below are the few rivers of WB which flows through the state:

  • Ganges
  • Hooghly River
  • Damodar River
  • Teesta River
  • Mahananda River
  • Jalangi River
  • Rupnarayan River
  • Jaldhaka River
  • Torsa River
  • Dwarakeswar River
  • Subarnarekha River
  • Churni River
  • Dwaraka River
  • Punarbhaba River
  • Ajoy River
  • Matla River

Important Details of WB State