List of Largest Cities in West Bengal

West Bengal is a coastal state in the eastern part of India,  notable and most populated city Kolkata located in the state on the coast of Bay of Bengal. As a classification, the West Bengal State has three urban agglomerations they are Kolkata, Siliguri, Asansoi-Durgapur, and 6 municipal corporations Kolkata, Asansoi, Chandannagar, Durgapur, Howrah, and Silliguri, has 117 municipalities and 252 census towns. The west Bengal density is higher than any other states in India and dotted with many big cities and small towns. The ranking of the largest Cities and towns is listed by the total population of the urban area, the statistics of the population of the year 2011.

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RankNameDistrictPopulation Area (sq km)Literacy Rate
1KolkataKolkata, North 24 Parganas1411253618788.33
2AsansolBardhaman124300812780
3SiliguriDarjeeling, Jalpaiguri7014894182.05
4DurgapurBardhaman58140915487.7
5BardhamanBardhaman3470164888.62
6English BazarMalda324237-81.32
7BaharampurMurshidabad3056093188.38
8HabraNorth 24 Parganas304584-91.03
9JalpaiguriJalpaiguri303874-88.03
10KharagpurPaschim Medinipur2937199085.61
11ShantipurNadia288718-82.67
12DankuniHooghly249840-85.69
13DhulianMurshidabad239022-60.06
14RanaghatNadia235583-86.1
15HaldiaPurba Medinipur20076210989.06
16RaiganjUttar Dinajpur199758881.71
17KrishnanagarNadia1811821588.09
18NabadwipNadia1754741284.57
19MedinipurPaschim Medinipur1691271890.01
20BalurghatDakshin Dinajpur164593891.66

Population Census India