Situated in the eastern part of the nation, West Bengal is amongst the most culturally, socially and ethnically rich states in India. West Bengal has various stories to tell about its brilliant mornings and dull evenings. Loaded with natural grandness, historical landmarks, wildlife sanctuaries, customs and folks, the state of West Bengal offers a striking range of destinations. The state is likewise rich with the impressions of numerous incredible people extending from stalwarts in writing including Nobel-laureate Rabindranath Tagore to scores of artists, movie producers and specialists.

Capital : Kolkata
Area Rank :
14th
Official language :
Bengali and English
Population Rank :
4th
Literacy :
77.08%
Bordered By :
Odisha, Bihar, Assam, Jharkhand and Sikkim

UNESCO World Heritage Site in West Bengal:

Sundarbans National Park: Spread over an area of around 1330.10 square kilometers in the state of West Bengal, the Sunderbans National Park contains the world’s biggest region of mangrove forests. Sunderbans National Park is recorded under UNESCO World Heritage site and is one of the biggest reserves for the Bengal Tigers with the nearness of the Sunderi tree species. Apart from Royal Bengal Tiger, the park is home to several rare and endangered wildlife species including flying creatures, reptiles and water mammals.

→Location: West Bengal, India
→Built in: 1939 and 1982
→Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in: 1987