West Bengal

West Bengal

West Bengal – state in the east of India. Population – 80 221 million. Man (2001). Area 88 752 km² (13th place). Capital and the largest city – Kolkata (Calcutta).

Bengal, a long time managed by the British East India Company, despite this, became the birthplace of religious and creative colossons of India. It was Bengal that humanity is obliged to the emergence of such personalities as the great Poet of India Kalidas and the most famous writer Rabindranat Tagore; Dalitian Kali Religious Mystic Sri Ramakrishna Paramahams and his nice student Swami Vivekananda; Yogin revolutionary, poet and founder of the integral yoga Sri Aurobindo Ghosh and many others.

West Bengal

The capital of this country of Calcutta, which is considered one of the largest cities in the world, combines a huge population and a boiling life with a unique and touching beauty.

The north of the capital is completely different world with green soothing eyes with rice fields and villages of departed times.

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