It is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. Part of the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north.
It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata.
West Bengal has two World Heritage sites and ranks as the seventh-most visited tourist destination in India.
There best tourist destination is Darjeeling, New Jalpaiguri, Kalimpong, Cooch Behar, Dooars, Alipurduar district, Jalpaiguri district, Murshidabad district, Maldah district, Gangarampur, Birbhum, Bankura, Howrah, Kolkata, North 24 Parganas district, Southern 24 Parganas District, Purba Medinipur, Nabadwip, Bidhannagar.