West Bengal Tour
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. Bengal is the anglicized form of Banga, the ancient name of one part of the state. The other part was known as Gauda. West Bengal geographically consists of two parts: the northern districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar and the rest of the state.
West Bengal covers an area of 88752 square km. Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta is the capital of West Bengal. West Bengal is the fifth largest state in India. Bengali and several other minor and tribal languages such as Santali are spoken in West Bengal. All the major languages of India are spoken in Kolkata.