List of Largest Cities in West Bengal

West Bengal is a coastal state in the eastern part of India, a notable and most populated city Kolkata located in the state on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. As a classification, the West Bengal State has three urban agglomerations they are Kolkata, Siliguri, Asansol-Durgapur, and 6 municipal corporations Kolkata, Asansol, Chandannagar, Durgapur, Howrah, and Siliguri, has 117 municipalities and 252 census towns. The west Bengal density is higher than other states in India and dotted with many big cities and small towns.

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

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