Go to City

Today's Headlines

National: » Set time limit for fulfilling promises Congress» Kejriwal attacks BJP over power crisis government formation» Forest fires trigger landmine explosions along LoC in PoonchWest Bengal: » Bengal chit fund agent commits suicide» Saradha scam New bench to hear PIL seeking CBI probe» One arrested for raping minor relative in West Bengal» Saradha scam Court says time not yet for CBI probe» Another Saradha Group executive held

West Bengal : Facts & Figures

This section lists the important facts and figures of West Bengal. According to 2011, census, West Bengal has a total population of 913,47,736 with a sex ratio of 947 females per 1000 males.

Date of formation

State Capital

Area

Latitude (capital)

Longitude (capital)

Population (2011)

Population Density

Male population

Female population

Sex Ratio

Literacy rate

Per Capita Income

No. of Districts

No. of towns

Largest City

No. of Villages

No. of Lok Sabha seats

No. of Rajya Sabha seats

No. of assembly seats

Religion

Official Language

Time zone

Temperature

Average Rainfall
01-05-1960

Kolkata

88,752 km²

22.82° N

88.2° E

913,47,736

1,029  per sq. km

46,927,389 (51.37%)

44,420,347 (48.63%)

947 females per 1000 males

77.08 %

904 persons per sq. km

19

375

Kolkata

51,043

42

16

294

Hindu, Muslims, Christians and others

Bengali

IST (UTC+5:30)

Min. 12-15oC; Max. 38-42oC

4170 mm

Post your Comments

 
Char. Left
Captcha Change Captcha
Post your comment to facebook.