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West Bengal 
Indian state
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Instance of state of India
LocationIndia
Capital
Legislative body
Executive body
  • Council of Ministers of West Bengal
Official language
Head of state
Head of government
Inception
  • 26 January 1950
Population
  • 91,347,736 (2011)
Area
  • 88,752 km²
Different from
  • West Bengal
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23° 00′ 00″ N, 88° 00′ 00″ E

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West Bengal (Bengali: পশ্চিমবঙ্গ Poshchim Bônggo) is a state in eastern India. With Bangladesh, which lies on its eastern border, the state forms the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal. To its northeast lie the states of Assam and Sikkim and the country Bhutan, and to its southwest, the state of Orissa. To the west it borders the states of Jharkhand and Bihar, and to the northwest, Nepal. The region that is now West Bengal was part of a number of empires and kingdoms during the past two thousand years. The British East India Company cemented their hold on the region in 1757, and the city of Calcutta, now Kolkata, served for many years as the capital of British India. A hotbed of the Indian independence movement through the early 20th century, Bengal was divided in 1947 along religious lines into two separate entities, West Bengal as a state of India, and East Bengal, a part of the new nation of Pakistan. Following India's independence in 1947, West Bengal's economic and political systems were dominated for many decades by Marxism, en:Naxalite movements and trade unionism.

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