Birbhum District of West Bengal at a Glance

About Birbhum District :

Birbhum is the northernmost District of the Burdwan Division. It lies between 23° 32′ 30″ and 24° 35′ 0″ north latitude and 88° 1′ 40″ and 87° 5′ 25″ east longitude. Birbhum is bounded on the north and west by Santhal Paraganas, on the east by the districts of Murshidabad and Burdwan and on the south by Burdwan, from which it is separated by the Ajay river. The district extends over an area of 4545 Sq. Kms. The district is divided into 3 Subdivisions and 19 Blocks. The district is well drained by a number of rivers and rivulets running in nearly every case from west to east with a slight southerly inclination. Only two are rivers of any magnitude , viz., the Mor and the Ajay. The places of tourist interests in the districts are Bolpur – Sriniketan, Tarapith, Bakreswar, Kankalitala, Labpur, Nanoor, Joydev-Kenduli, Dubrajpur, Nalhati, Patharchapuri, Rajnagar, Hetampur and Kaleswar Shiv Mandir.

District at a Glance :

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Tourist Places :

Sl. No. Destination From Nearest Rly.Station Major
Intermediate Stations
Distance From Nearest Rly.Station Approx. Distance
Sealdah Howrah
1. Tarapith Howrah/ Sealdah Rampurhat 1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Rampurhat

7 Km 220 Km 217 Km
2. Fullura Howrah/ Sealdah Ahmadpur 1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Rampurhat

12 Km 190 Km 177 Km
3. Kankalitalla Howrah/ Sealdah Bolpur Santiniketan 1. Bardhaman 9 Km 154 Km 157 Km
4. Bolpur Santiniketan Howrah/ Sealdah Bolpur Santiniketan 1. Bardhaman 156 Km 154 Km
5. Bakreswar Howrah/ Sealdah Chinpai 1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Andal

4. Ahmadpur

5. Suri

18 Km 225 Km 211 Km
6. Patharchapuri Howrah/ Sealdah Chinpai 1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Andal

4. Ahmadpur

5. Suri

16 Km 295 Km 230 Km
7. Ekchakra Howrah/ Sealdah Rampurhat 1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Ahmadpur

4. Sainthia

20 Km 240 Km 205 Km
8. Kaleswar Shiva Temple Howrah/ Sealdah Sainthia 1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Ahmadpur

20 Km 178 Km 197 Km
9. Nalateswari Mandir Howrah/ Sealdah Nalhati 1. Bardhaman/

2. Bolpur

3. Ahmadpur

4. Sainthia

2 Km 234 Km 284 Km
10. Sainthia Nandikeshwari Temple Howrah/ Sealdah Sainthia 1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Ahmadpur

1.5 Km 190 Km 196 Km
 11. Bhandier Bon Howrah/

Sealdah

Suri 1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Andal

4. Ahmadpur

5. Sainthia

10 Km 290 Km 195 Km
 12. Tarashankar Museaum Howrah/

Sealdah

Bolpur 1. Bardhaman 32 Km 160 Km 180 Km
13 Radhamadhav Mandir, JoyDev-Kenduli Howrah/

Sealdah

Bolpur 1. Bolpur

 

 30 kms 156 Km 154 Km
14 AMMKHOI FOSSIL PARK ECO-TOURISM PROJECT Howrah/

Sealdah

Bolpur 1. Bolpur

 

 15 kms 156 Km 154 Km

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