Adra is a town in district Purulia, West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of the South Eastern railway division of the same name. The town economy is driven by the presence of the railway there. It is one of the three most important coal loading divisions (the other two being Bilaspur and Chakradharpur) which supply coal to power plants across India. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adra"
Algarah is a bazaar town located at a distance of 15 kilometres east of Kalimpong in West Bengal, India. It is at an elevation of 1,780 metres (5,840 ft) and has a population of about 3,000. Employment remains high, and many work as causal daily labourers. Most of the town's residents are ethnic Nepali. ...more on Wikipedia about "Algarah"
Alipur, a suburb of Kolkata (formally Calcutta), India. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alipur"
Alipur Duar is a city located in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal state, India. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alipur Duar"
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Asansol is an important industrial city in the state of West Bengal, India and the third largest city in West Bengal, after Kolkata and Howrah. It is a sub-division located in Burdwan District, in the western periphery of the state, adjoining . ...more on Wikipedia about "Asansol"
Baharampur (also spelled Berhampore or Berhampur) is a city in the West Bengal state of India. Baharampur is the administrative capital of the Murshidabad district. The 1991 population of the city was 126,400. ...more on Wikipedia about "Baharampur"
Balurghat is in the Dakshin Dinajpur ( South Dinajpur) district of West Bengal in India. ...more on Wikipedia about "Balurghat"
Bangaon is one of the five sub-divisions of the District Of North 24 Parganas in the state of West Bengal, India. (Other sub-divisions are Barasat, Barrackpore, Basirhat and Bidhan Nagar.) ...more on Wikipedia about "Bangaon"
Bankura is a famous historical district of West Bengal, India. It is popular for its ancient monument and burned soil horse, known as Bankura Horses. Some of the popular and attention grabbing local crafts are dokra and baluchari sari. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bankura District"
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Barasat is a city in the outskirts of Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India.The city is an important railway and roadway junction junction. ...more on Wikipedia about "Barasat"
Bardhaman ( Bangla: বর্ধমান), is a city of West Bengal state in eastern India. It is the headquarters of Bardhaman District. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bardhaman"
Barrackpore sub-division, under District of North 24 Parganas in the state of West Bengal, is an old and famous administrative territory, dotted with people from almost all provinces of India. It is a place of historical significance in many ways, and the revolt for independence of 1857 started here, by the legendary martyr, Mangal Pandey. ...more on Wikipedia about "Barrackpore" Stay cool with http://www.shortopedia.com.
Basirhat is a town in North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India. ...more on Wikipedia about "Basirhat"
Batanagar, in the south-western outskirts of Calcutta, the major city of West Bengal, India,is one of the places named after the multinational shoe company Bata. There is a plant of the Bata company here. The employees mostly reside in Batanagar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Batanagar"
Belur is an neighbourhood on the west bank of the Hooghly River in the district of Howrah, West Bengal, India. Situated in Belur is Belur Math a religious abbey, containing a complex of temples. Belur Math is famous for being the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math, as monastic order, as well as that of the related Ramakrishna Mission, both founded by Swami Vivekananda. ...more on Wikipedia about "Belur, West Bengal, India"
Bhatpara is a mid-sized town on the banks of the Ganges River in the state of West Bengal in India. It has a population of more than 300,000 and is mainly known for its rich cultural history in the area of Sanskrit learning. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bhatpara"
Bishnupur ( Bankura, W.B.)is famous for its terracotta temples and the balucheri sarees. The land is also called Mallabhum after the Malla rulers of this place. The Malla rulers were Vaishnavites and built the famous terracotta temples during the 17th and 18th century at this place. The terracotta temples here are the best specimen of the classical style of Bengal architecture. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bishnupur"
Budgebudge is a town in the south-western suburbs of Calcutta, on the eastern bank of river Hooghly i.e. Ganges. ...more on Wikipedia about "Budgebudge"
Chandannagar, formerly known as Chandernagore or Chandernagar, is a city in India. It lies 20 miles north of Kolkata (Calcutta) in Hooghly District of the state of West Bengal. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chandannagar" http://www.shortopedia.com - Go in quickly. Cities_and_towns_in_West_Bengal
Cooch Behar is a district of the state of West Bengal, India, as well as the name of the town which gives its name to the district. During the British Raj, the town of Cooch Behar was the seat of a princely state of the same name, ruled by the Narayan dynasty. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cooch Behar"
Dakshineswar, a small place situated alongside the Vivekananda Setu, in the Hooghly district, north of Calcutta, on the East bank of Hoogli River, is famous for its temples. In 1847, Rani (Queen) Rasmani of Bengal wanted to go upon a pilgrimage to the sacred city of Banaras to express her devotions to the Divine Mother Kali. The Goddess appeared in her dream and asked her to erect her temple in Bengal itself. Rani immediately looked for and purchased land there and immediately arranged for the construction of the temple. The 12- spired temple, built between 1847 and 1855, with its enormous courtyard has a shrine of the goddess Kali and is surrounded by 12 other temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Radha-Krishna. A scholarly and elderly sage was chosen as the head priest and the temple was consecrated in 1855. Within the year this priest died and his responsibility passed to his younger brother, Sri Ramakrishna, who over the next thirty years would bring great fame to the Dakshineswar temple. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dakshineswar"
Darjeeling is a town in the Indian state of West Bengal and headquarters of Darjeeling district, situated in the foothills of the Himalaya at elevations of between 2,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level. With India attaining independence on 15 August 1947, the district of Darjeeling remained in the partitioned section of Bengal (West Bengal) and therefore in the Indian union. With the district's sub-Himalayan and geographical condition, it occupied a unique status in the state. The only remaining industry, tea, continued to play a major role in the economy of the area and the country as well. Its other natural wealth, forests, have been adversely affected by the ever-growing population, now estimated to be around 1,200,000. In the years since independence, much has been done for the area's education, communication, attention to cash crops like orange, potato, cardamom, ginger, etc. The region is best known for its tea. ...more on Wikipedia about "Darjeeling"
Durgapur is an industrial township in the state of West Bengal, India. Durgapur is the vision child of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy the first Chief Minister of the state of West Bengal in Independent India. Durgapur is well known for engineering and chemical industries and well planned residential townships. The main employment sectors in this city are the two steel plants belonging to Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) . One is the Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) and the other is the Alloy Steel Plant (ASP). Although these plants had their share of troubled times in the past both these plants are doing fairly well now. ...more on Wikipedia about "Durgapur" I wish I had a shortopedia.
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