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.DestinationFromNearest Rly.StationMajor
Intermediate Stations
Distance From Nearest Rly.StationApprox. Distance
SealdahHowrah
1.TarapithHowrah/ SealdahRampurhat1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Rampurhat

7 Km220 Km217 Km
2.FulluraHowrah/ SealdahAhmadpur1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Rampurhat

12 Km190 Km177 Km
3.KankalitallaHowrah/ SealdahBolpur Santiniketan1. Bardhaman9 Km154 Km157 Km
4.Bolpur SantiniketanHowrah/ SealdahBolpur Santiniketan1. Bardhaman156 Km154 Km
5.BakreswarHowrah/ SealdahChinpai1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Andal

4. Ahmadpur

5. Suri

18 Km225 Km211 Km
6.PatharchapuriHowrah/ SealdahChinpai1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Andal

4. Ahmadpur

5. Suri

16 Km295 Km230 Km
7.EkchakraHowrah/ SealdahRampurhat1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Ahmadpur

4. Sainthia

20 Km240 Km205 Km
8.Kaleswar Shiva TempleHowrah/ SealdahSainthia1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Ahmadpur

20 Km178 Km197 Km
9.Nalateswari MandirHowrah/ SealdahNalhati1. Bardhaman/

2. Bolpur

3. Ahmadpur

4. Sainthia

2 Km234 Km284 Km
10.Sainthia Nandikeshwari TempleHowrah/ SealdahSainthia1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Ahmadpur

1.5 Km190 Km196 Km
 11.Bhandier BonHowrah/

Sealdah

Suri1. Bardhaman

2. Bolpur

3. Andal

4. Ahmadpur

5. Sainthia

10 Km290 Km195 Km
 12.Tarashankar MuseaumHowrah/

Sealdah

Bolpur1. Bardhaman32 Km160 Km180 Km
13Radhamadhav Mandir, JoyDev-KenduliHowrah/

Sealdah

Bolpur1. Bolpur

 

 30 kms156 Km154 Km
14AMMKHOI FOSSIL PARK ECO-TOURISM PROJECTHowrah/

Sealdah

Bolpur1. Bolpur

 

 15 kms156 Km154 Km