Facts and History of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Facts about Jalpaiguri

Name Jalpaiguri
State West Bengal
Area 90.29 km (34.86 sq mi)
Population of Jalpaiguri 107,351
Latitude and Longitude 26.6835° N, 88.7689° E
STD code of Jalpaiguri 03561
Pin Code of Jalpaiguri 735 101
District Magistrate (DM. Collector) Smt. Pritha Sarkar, IAS
Superintendent of Police (SP/SSP) Sri Amit P. Javalgi, IPS.
Chief development Officer Sri K.P. Paul
Chief Medical Officer
Member of parliament Bijoy Chandra Barman
MLA Sri. Bijoy Chandra Barman.
Number of Subdivisions
Number of Tehsils 13
Number of Villages 768
Railway Station Jalpaiguri railway station
Bus Station Jalpaiguri Haldibari Bus Station
Air Port in Jalpaiguri bagdogra airport
Number of Hotels in Jalpaiguri 150
Number of degree Colleges 11
Number of Inter Colleges 10
Number of Medical Colleges 2
Number of Engineering Colleges 11
Computer Centers in Jalpaiguri 55
Malls in Jalpaiguri 12
Hospitals in Jalpaiguri 13
Marriage Halls in Jalpaiguri 4
River(s) Teesta River
High Way(s) National Highway31A
Elevation 89 m (292 ft)
Density 621 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,610/sq mi) .
Offical Website http://jalpaigurimunicipality.org/JM2X/
Literacy rate 86.03%
Banks Yes Bank, Allahabad Bank,Corporation Bank, UCO Bank, United Bank Of India, Federal Bank, Central Bank Of India, Syndicate Bank, South Indian Bank, State Bank of India, Bank Of India, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce Bank, Axis Bank, United Bank Of India, Punjab National Bank, Dena Bank, ICICI Bank, Allahabad Bank, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, KARUR VYSYA BANK, Andhra Bank, KVB Bank, RBL Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ING Vysya Bank, Central Bank, Bandhan Bank
Famous Leader(s) Sarala Devi
Politcal Parties BSP, BJP, CPI, INC, NCP
RTO Code WB-71, WB-72
Aadar card center
Local Transport Trains, Bus, Car and Flight
Media Newspaper, Radio, Telecommunications, Television, Satellite television, Internet, Cinema halls
Growth 21.52%
Travel Destinations Gorumara National Park, Buxa Fort, Jalpaiguri Rajbari, Mendabari Fort, Jalpesh Temple
Commissioner Shri A.K.Singh,

History of Jalpaiguri in Hindi

जलपाईगुड़ी जिले में पश्चिमी डुआर्स और पूर्वी मोरंग के प्रमुख हिस्सा शामिल हैं; और यह क्षेत्र, सैलेन देबनाथ के अनुसार, प्राचीन समय में कामरूप राज्य का एक हिस्सा था, और सातवीं शताब्दी के मध्य के बाद से यह कामतापुर के राज्य का एक हिस्सा बन गया। सैलेन लिखते हैं कि कामतापुर के पांच प्राचीन राजधानियों में से तीन राजधानियों अनुक्रम में चिलापता, मयनागुड़ी और पंचगढ़ पर थे। हिंगुलावास, अगले कोच साम्राज्य के नयी राजधानी बानी और यही जलपाईगुड़ी जिले में थी, आजकल ये अलीपुरद्वार उपखंड का हिस्सा है.


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