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Wast Bengal

পশ্চিমবঙ্গ
Location o Wast Bengal in Indie
Location o Wast Bengal in Indie
Map o Wast Bengal
Map o Wast Bengal
KintraIndie
RegionEast Indie
Established1 November 1956
CaipitalKolkata
Lairgest ceety
Largest metro
Kolkata
Destricts19 total
Govrenment
 • GovrenorM. K. Narayanan
 • Chief MeenisterMamata Banerjee (TMC)
 • LegislaturUnicameral (295* seats)
Area
 • Total88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi)
Aurie rank13th
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Tot91,347,736
 • Rank4t
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
HDIDecrease 0.625 (medium)
HDI rank19th (2005)
Literacy77.08%[2]
Offeecial leidsBengali · Inglis
Wabsteidwestbengal.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 indwallers.[3] Wast Bengal encompasses twa broad naitural regions: the Gangetic Plain in the sooth an the sub-Himalayan an Himalayan aurie in the north.

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