Wast Bengal

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Wast Bengal
পশ্চিমবঙ্গ
State
Location o Wast Bengal in Indie
Map o Wast Bengal
Kintra Indie
Region East Indie
Established 1 November 1956
Caipital Kolkata
Lairgest ceety
Largest metro
Kolkata
Destricts 19 total
Government
 • Govrenor M. K. Narayanan
 • Chief Meenister Mamata Banerjee (TMC)
 • Legislatur Unicameral (295* seats)
Area
 • Total 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi)
Area rank 13th
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 91,347,736
 • Rank 4t
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
HDI Decrease 0.625 (medium)
HDI rank 19th (2005)
Literacy 77.08%[2]
Offeecial leids Bengali · Inglis
Website westbengal.gov.in
^* 294 electit, 1 nominatit

West Bengal (/bɛŋˈɡɔːl/) is a state in the eastren region o Indie an is the naition's fowert-maist populous.[3] It is the seivent-maist populous sub-naitional entity in the warld an aw, wi ower 91 million inhabitants.[3] Wast Bengal encompasses twa broad natural regions: the Gangetic Plain in the sooth an the sub-Himalayan an Himalayan aurie in the north.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]