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Presidency division

Presidency Division (Bengali: প্রেসিডেন্সি বিভাগ, Presidency Bibhāg) is an administrative division within the Indian state of Paschimbanga (West Bengal). The headquarters and the largest city of the Presidency division is Kolkata, the state capital.

It consists of 6 districts:[1]

Code[2] District Headquarters[3] Established[4] Subdivisions[1] Area[3] Population As of 2001[3] Population Density Map
HR Howrah Howrah 1947 Script error: No such module "convert". 4,273,099 Script error: No such module "convert".
KO Kolkata Kolkata 1947 Script error: No such module "convert". 4,572,876 Script error: No such module "convert".
MU Murshidabad Baharampur 1947 Script error: No such module "convert". 5,866,569 Script error: No such module "convert".
NA Nadia Krishnanagar 1947 Script error: No such module "convert". 4,604,827 Script error: No such module "convert".
PN North 24 Parganas Barasat 1986[5] Script error: No such module "convert". 8,934,286 Script error: No such module "convert".
PS South 24 Parganas Alipore 1986[5] Script error: No such module "convert". 6,906,689 Script error: No such module "convert".
Total 21 Script error: No such module "convert". 35,158,346

References

  1. ^ a b "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 2008-03-19. p. 1. Retrieved 2009-02-28. 
  2. ^ "NIC Policy on format of e-mail Address: Appendix (2): Districts Abbreviations as per ISO 3166–2" (PDF). Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. 2004-08-18. pp. 5–10. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  3. ^ a b c "Districts : West Bengal". Government of India portal. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  4. ^ Here 'Established' means year of establishment as a district of West Bengal. The state of West Bengal was established in 1947 with 14 districts of erstwhile Bengal province of British India.
  5. ^ a b Mandal, Asim Kumar (2003). The Sundarbans of India: A Development Analysis. Indus Publishing. pp. 168–169. ISBN 81-7387-143-4. Retrieved 2008-09-04. 

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