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Darjeeling
दार्जीलिङ
দার্জিলিং
दार्जिलिंग
Ceety
A panoramic view o a hill range. The upper portions o the nearer hillsides hae tiled hooses, while the farther hillsides an the lawer portions o the nearer anes are covered wi green busses. A few coniferous trees are scattert ootthrou.
A view of Darjeeling from the Happy Valley Tea Estate.
Nickname(s): The Queen of Hills
Darjeeling is located in West Bengal
Darjeeling
Darjeeling
Location o Darjeeling in Wast Bengal
Coordinates: 27°3′N 88°16′E / 27.050°N 88.267°E / 27.050; 88.267Coordinates: 27°3′N 88°16′E / 27.050°N 88.267°E / 27.050; 88.267
Kintra  Indie
State Wast Bengal
Destrict Darjeeling
Govrenment
 • Bouk Darjeeling Municipality
 • Chairman Amar Singh Rai
 • Vice-Chairman Suk Bahadur Biswakarma
Aurie
 • Tot 10.57 km2 (4.08 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 2,042.16 m (6,700.00 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 132,016
 • Density 12,000/km2 (32,000/sq mi)
Leids
 • Offeecial Bengali, Inglis an Nepali[2]
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 734101
Telephone code 0354
Vehicle registration WB-76 WB-77
Lok Sabha constituency Darjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituency Darjeeling
Wabsteid www.darjeelingmunicipality.org

Darjeeling (Nepali: दार्जलिङ, Bengali: দার্জিলিং) is a toun an a municipality in the Indie state o Wast Bengal. It is locatit in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation o 6,700 ft (2,042.2 m). It is notit for its tea industry, the spectacular views o Kangchenjunga, the warld's third-heichest moontain, an the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Destrict Profile". Offeecial wabpage. Darjeeling destrict. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  2. "Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India: 50th report (delivered to the Lokh Sabha in 2014)" (PDF). National Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. p. 95. Retrieved 13 Julie 2015.