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Fact Sheet

Geography

West Bengal is diverse with high peaks of the magnificent Himalayan ranges in the northern extremes to coastal regions down south, with flat terrains and Ganges delta intervening in between.

West Bengal is only state in India where Himalayas are in the north and Sea is at the south, with both plains and plateaus covering the remaining region.

Climate

The region remains hot and humid throughout the summer. Temperatures sometimes exceed 40 °C. Monsoons arrive in July and usually continue till September. October to March is a pleasant time to visit as the state enjoys a cool clime during this time. The region receives heavy rainfall during monsoon, and cyclones and storms are quite common.

Reaching There

By Air: Well Connected with the major cities.
By Rail: Howrah and Sealdah are the main railway stations in Calcutta. Calcutta is well connected with the major cities.
By Road: Well Connected with the major cities.