West Bengal is being situated on the eastern bottleneck of India and stretching from the Himalayas in the north to the Bay of Bengal in the south and is fourth-most populated state of India. The capital city is Kolkata. West Bengal consists two broad natural regions: the sub-Himalayan and Himalayan area in the north & the Gangetic Plain in the south. A main agricultural maker, West Bengal is one of the largest contributors to India’s net household product. West Bengal is noted for its cultural actions and occurrence of cultural and educational institutions, Kolkata is known as the “cultural capital of India”. The state’s cultural heritage, ranges from stalwarts in literature including Nobel-laureate Rabindranath Tagore to scores of musicians, film-makers and artist besides varied folk traditions. West Bengal is also diverse from most other Indian states in its admiration and practice of playing soccer other than national favorite sport cricket.
Reaching The Darjeeling Himalayan hill region in the northern intense of the state belongs to the eastern Himalaya. This region contains the highest peak of the state – Sandakfu. The tapered Terai area separates this district from the plains, which in turn transitions into the Ganges delta southwards. The Rarh region intercepts between the Ganges delta in the east, the western plateau and high lands. A small coastal region is on the south, while the mangrove forests – Sundarbans, form a extraordinary geographical pointer at the Ganges delta. The Ganges, the main river, divides in West Bengal. The climate of West Bengal varies from tropical savanna in the southern portions to moist subtropical in the north. The major seasons are summer, a short autumn, rainy season and winter. The Bengali language boasts a rich mythical inheritance.
Cuisine: Rice and fish are traditional favorite foods. Bengal’s vast range of fish-based dishes includes hilsa provision, a favorite among Bengalis. There are plentiful of ways of food preparation – fish depending on the quality, size, fat content and the bones. Sweets take up an important place in the food of Bengalis and at their societal ceremonies. Durga Puja celebrated in October is the main admired festival in the whole of West Bengal.
The state of West Bengal is rich in both architectural and natural heritage. The capital of the state, Kolkata is also acknowledged as the “town of Palaces”. West Bengal is well-known for its terracotta temples of Bishnupur. Some reconsider visiting the Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge and the Second Hooghly Bridge called Vidyasagar Setu are most visited tourist places of Kolkata. Except heritage buildings, there are also high mounting monuments and skyscrapers in the metropolitan. West Bengal also has some more geographical markings like Nakshi Kantha , Darjeeling tea and Santipore Saris. West Bengal stretches to the Bay of Bengal in the south. The coastal strip of West Bengal, extending from the Gangetic Delta to the edging of Orissa has some stunning coastal settlements. There are numerous hill stations in North West Bengal, of which most world famous is Darjeeling.
West Bengal has its geographical regions under confined areas comprising of 5 national parks like Sundarbans National Park, Buxa Tiger Reserve, Gorumara National Park & 15 wildlife sanctuaries. West Bengal also is a attraction for tourist for pilgrimages visiting the holy places from different religions.