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West Bengal

Tea Garden, Darjeeling The state of West Bengal, located in the eastern India, is known for its natural beauty and exuberant people. Apart from various architectural treasures and the Victorian influence still persisting, it also stands tall for its exotic Bengali culture, that can be encountered with in its cities and towns. The aforementioned city is also renowned for its Victorian charm. Moving towards the southern boundaries, you come across with the Digha Beach whereas in the north you have such famous cities as Darjeeling.

There occurs a bit of variance in the climatic conditions of the state. The southern region experiences a tropical savannah climate while the northern parts have a humid subtropical climate. During summers, temperature can reach up to a maximum of 45 degrees centigrade. The Bay of Bengal branch of monsoon bring a lot of rain from June to September. Winters, from December to February are mild in the plains. The hilly areas, however, can be a bit uncomfortably cool.

Important Cities & Towns
The state of West Bengal has been divided into 19 districts. Kolkata, the state capital, has the distinction of being the largest city of the state and the fourth-largest in India. Asansol, Durgapur and Raniganj are significant in terms of industrial output. Other important cities and towns of the state include Howrah, Haldia, Kharagpur, Burdwan, Darjeeling, Midnapur, Tamluk, Cooch Bihar and Malda.

People & Culture
Bengalis form the majority of population in West Bengal. Biharis also inhabit in good numbers. Besides, you will find Sherpas and ethnic Tibetans in areas bordering Sikkim. A significant population of indigenous tribals – Santals and Kols – can also be seen in the western districts of the state. Bengali, Hindi and English are chiefly spoken by the people. In terms of literature too, Bengal has a long and rich tradition. The Bengali film industry has created some of the finest talents in the country, some of which have also made a mark in the Bollywood industry. Visitors who wish to soak up the Bengali culture can partake in the Durga Pooja festival, the most popular in the state.

Famous Travel Attractions
Victoria Memorial, Kolkata West Bengal holds a variety of experiences for its visitors. One can always start with the exotic hill stations of the state including Darjeeling and Kalimpong. The expansive tea gardens and the colonial charm that lingers here are major draws for holidaymakers. The Toy Train of Darjeeling is not something new to the world. The capital city of Kolkata has a number of tourist attractions to offer, both classic and contemporary. Even wildlife lovers have good options. The Sunderbans National Park is known the world over for its Royal Bengal Tiger. Places like Belur and Dakshineshwar, closely located to Kolkata, are famous Hindu pilgrimage centres. To have an eyeful view, one can head to scenic beaches of Digha and Shankarpur.

Air/ Rail/ Road Links
The state has its international airport in Kolkata – Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. The airport lies at a distance of 20 km from the city. The airport has regular flights to the major destinations of the country and the world. Bagdogra, near Siliguri, has a domestic airport. Howrah, Sealdah and New Jalpaiguri are the chief railheads in the country. Road routes of the city are also well-established.

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