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West Bengal

West Bengal(proposed new English name: Paschim Banga) is a state in the eastern region of India and is the nation's fourth-most populous.It is also the seventh-most populous sub-national entity in the world, with over 91 million inhabitants. It is bordered by the countries of Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh, and the Indian states of Orissa, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). West Bengal encompasses two broad natural regions: the Gangetic Plain in the south and the sub-Himalayan and Himalayan area in the north.

A major agricultural producer, West Bengal is the sixth-largest contributor to India's net domestic product.West Bengal is noted for its cultural activities, with the state capital Kolkata earning the sobriquet "cultural capital of India". The state's cultural heritage, besides folk culture, ranges from stalwarts in literature including Nobel-laureate Rabindranath Tagore to scores of musicians, film-makers and artist.

Official Website : http://www.westbengal.gov.in/

Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Bengal