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Nadia District : West Bengal

About District

The geographical boundary of Nadia district comprises Bangladesh in the East, Bardhaman and Hugli district on the West, Murshidabad district on the North and North West and North 24 Parganas towards South and South East. Situated on the main rail route connecting Howrah/Kolkata and New Jalpaiguri(NJP) including parts of North Eastern states, the Nadia district can easily be accessed by rail. Nadia is situated between 22º53? and 24º11? North latitude and 88º09? and 88º48? East longitude and about 390027 Sq Kms. in Area, this Ditrict is linear in shape with orientation of North-South. The District is Approximately 46 ft. above the mean sea level.Nadia remains evergreen with seasonal field crops throughout the year for its plenty of underground water and soil type (new alluvium). Almost all the important crops are profitably grown in this district the economy of which depends mainly on agriculture. Farmers of this district are progressive in mind to adopt new technology for development of agriculture. Nadia district has some important centres of pilgrimage and ancient learning like Nabadwip,Santipur and Mayapur, places of historical interest like Ballal Dhipi,Battle ground of Plassey,Krishnanagar Rajbari,Birth place of Poet Krittibas at Fulia and tourist spots like Bethuadahari Forest and Ghurni.

District Administration

District at a Glance

Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
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