West Bengal

West Bengal Guide: Religion

The predominant religion is Hinduism (about 82%). But major mystical currents – within Hinduism or derived from Hinduism (Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism) – as well as Muslim invasions and Western colonization have generated one of the most diverse religious landscapes in…

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West Bengal Guide: Indian Cuisine

India promises you an extraordinary culinary journey! Rich and varied in every respect, it does not fail to live up to its reputation when it comes to gastronomy. Some rules to respect, however: If you are allergic to spices, rest…

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West Bengal touristic guide

Together with Pakistan and Bangladesh, India forms what the British called the Indian subcontinent at the time. Detached for thousands of years from Asia, it is now connected to the Asian continent through the Himalayas. India occupies most of this…

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West Bengal Province

West Bengal is located in eastern India. It has 75 million inhabitants and an area of 87853 km2. The capital of the state is Calcutta. Bengali is spoken there. North Bengal is dominated by the Himalayas while the south is…

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