West Bengal District Map, List of Districts in West Bengal

West Bengal is divided into 23 districts. Explore West Bengal District Map, depicts all district boundary, state capital and neighbouring states, along with get information on West Bengal district headquarter, population, and area.

Map of West Bengal Districts

West Bengal District Map, List of Districts in West Bengal
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About Districts of West Bengal

West Bengal is a state located in Eastern part of Inida. It is the 13th-largest state by area covering an area of 88,752 square km, with population of 91,276,115 inhabitants. It is bordered by Assam in northeast, Sikkim in north, Bihar in northwest, Jharkhand in west and Odisha in southwest. The state of West Bengal is divided into 23 districts. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal.

List of Districts in West Bengal

S.NDistrictHeadquartersCodeEstablishedPopulation (2011)Population DensityArea Sq Km
1AlipurduarAlipurduarAD20141,491,250441/km2 (1,140/sq mi)3,383 km2 (1,306 sq mi)
2BankuraBankuraBN19473,596,674523/km2 (1,350/sq mi)6,882 km2 (2,657 sq mi)
3Paschim BardhamanAsansolBR20172,882,0311,798/km2 (4,660/sq mi)1,603.17 km2 (618.99 sq mi)
4Purba BardhamanBardhamanBR20174,835,532890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)5,432.69 km2 (2,097.57 sq mi)
5BirbhumSuriBI19473,502,404771/km2 (2,000/sq mi)4,545 km2 (1,755 sq mi)
6Cooch BeharCooch BeharKB19502,819,086833/km2 (2,160/sq mi)3,387 km2 (1,308 sq mi)
7DarjeelingDarjeelingDA19471,595,181732/km2 (1,900/sq mi)2,092.5 km2 (807.9 sq mi)
8Dakshin DinajpurBalurghatDD19921,676,276755/km2 (1,960/sq mi)2,219 km2 (857 sq mi)
9HooghlyChinsuraHG19475,519,1451,753/km2 (4,540/sq mi)3,149 km2 (1,216 sq mi)
10HowrahHowrahHR19474,850,0293,306/km2 (8,560/sq mi)1,467 km2 (566 sq mi)
11JalpaiguriJalpaiguriJP19472,381,596837/km2 (2,170/sq mi)2,844 km2 (1,098 sq mi)
12JhargramJhargramJH20171,136,548374/km2 (970/sq mi)3,037.64 km2 (1,172.84 sq mi)
13KolkataKolkataKO19474,496,69424,306/km2 (62,950/sq mi)185 km2 (71 sq mi)
14KalimpongKalimpongKA2017251,642241/km2 (620/sq mi)1,044 km2 (403 sq mi)
15MaldaEnglish BazarMA19473,988,8451,069/km2 (2,770/sq mi)3,733 km2 (1,441 sq mi)
16Paschim MedinipurMedinipurME20024,776,909757/km2 (1,960/sq mi)6,308 km2 (2,436 sq mi)
17Purba MedinipurTamlukME20025,095,8751,076/km2 (2,790/sq mi)4,736 km2 (1,829 sq mi)
18MurshidabadBaharampurMU19477,103,8071,334/km2 (3,460/sq mi)5,324 km2 (2,056 sq mi)
19NadiaKrishnanagarNA19475,167,6011,316/km2 (3,410/sq mi)3,927 km2 (1,516 sq mi)
20North 24 ParganasBarasatPN198610,009,7812,445/km2 (6,330/sq mi)4,094 km2 (1,581 sq mi)
21South 24 ParganasAliporePS19868,161,961819/km2 (2,120/sq mi)9,960 km2 (3,850 sq mi)
22PuruliaPuruliaPU19562,930,115468/km2 (1,210/sq mi)6,259 km2 (2,417 sq mi)
23Uttar DinajpurRaiganjUD19923,007,134958/km2 (2,480/sq mi)3,140 km2 (1,210 sq mi)

West Bengal Districts Facts

Name of StateWest Bengal
Coordinates22.9868° N, 87.8550° E
Number of Districts23
Number of sub-districtsSubdivision - 341
No. of Villages as of 200140,783
Area (km2)88,752
Official LanguagesBengali, English, Nepali, Urdu, Hindi, Odia, Santali, Punajbi, Kamtapuri, Rajbanshi, Kurmali, Kurukh and Telugu
Time ZoneIST (UTC+05:30)
AirportNetaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (Kolkata)