Maps of West Bengal

State maps of West Bengal make it prominent that it is located on the eastern part of India. It is the capital of Calcutta and the people in west Bengal speak Bengali.

The region that is now West Bengal was part of a number of empires and kingdoms during the past two millenniums.

The state map of West Bengal was a part of the Mauryan Empire in the early ancient period during the reign of Magadha in the 7th century.

Bengal was divided into two entities in the year 1947 along religious lines and thus named to be west Bengal and east Bengal. West Bengal referred to the state of India, and the East Bengal referred to a part of the new nation of Pakistan.

The state map of Bengal depicts that its population ranges up to 7.8 % of the Indian population and it is the most densely populated state. The climate in west Bengal varies from tropical savannah in the southern portion to humid sub- tropical in the north. There are five season in west Bengal they are spring, summer, rainy season, a short autumn and winter. Temperature may range from 30 degree Celsius to 40 degree Celsius in the summer. And in the winter season sees a bit of frost.

Major cities and attractive land forms - The major cities in West Bengal are Darjeeling, Shantiniketan, Siliguri and Malda. These places provide people with a scoop of extensively rich culture of India. Sunderbans is located in Ganga Delta, from where come out mangrove forests. This national park is known as the most holding tigers than any other national park. Darjeeling is another attractive destination in West Bengal.

It is a hill station, which is attractive as well as beautiful. This hill station has been a favorite destination for Europeans during the British era. West Bengal maps also show variety of famous temples in west Bengal which are Bakranath Temple, Balrampur Jain Temple, Bhagwati Temple, Dakshineswar Kali temple and Bhagwati Temple. People with utter devotion from around the world; come to see these temples that have marked the state maps of West Bengal.

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