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Malda District : West Bengal

About District

Malda is a district covering area of 3733 sq Km with Bihar and Uttar Dinajpur at North , Murshidabad at South , Bangladesh at east , and Jharkhand and Bihar at West. It shares 165.5 km international border with Bangladesh. Having a central location it is an important junction and entry point to Siliguri from South Bengal. The District is situated between the Latitude and Longitude figures of 24040’20”N to 25032’08”N and 88028’10”E to 87045’50”E respectively. The river Ganga makes its first entry in West Bengal near Manikchak of Malda. The district is divided into 2 Subdivisions, 15 Blocks and 3701 Villages. the total population of the district is 3,988,845 as per 2011 Census. There are number of places to visit at Malda which has some historical importance. The main among them are Ramkeli, Gour, Adina, Pandua, and Jagjibanpur.

District at a Glance

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