West Bengal
geographical name state E India comprising the W third of former Bengal province capital Calcutta area 33,852 square miles (87,677 square kilometers), population 68,077,965

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  • West Bengal —   [ west beȖ gɔːl], Bundesstaat in Nordostindien, grenzt an Bangladesh, Bhutan und Nepal sowie an die indischen Bundesstaaten Assam, Sikkim, Bihar und Orissa; umfasst 88 752 km2 Fläche; von den (2001) 80,22 Mio. Einwohner leben 11,02 Mio. in der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • West Bengal — West′ Bengal′ n. geg a state in E India: formerly part of the province of Bengal. 68,077,965; 33,805 sq. mi. (87,555 sq. km) Cap.: Calcutta …   From formal English to slang

  • West Bengal — state of E India: 34,267 sq mi (88,751 sq km); pop. 73,600,000; cap. Kolkata …   English World dictionary

  • West Bengal — Infobox Indian Jurisdiction type = state state name = West Bengal native name = West Bengal capital = Kolkata latd = 22.5697 longd = 88.3697 largest city = Kolkata (Calcutta) abbreviation = IN WB official languages = Bengali legislature type =… …   Wikipedia

  • West Bengal — a state in E India: formerly part of the province of Bengal. 50,900,000; 33,805 sq. mi. (87,555 sq. km). Cap.: Calcutta. Cf. Bengal (def. 1). * * * State (pop., 2001 prelim.: 80,221,171), northeastern India. It is bordered by Nepal and Bangladesh …   Universalium

  • West Bengal — Westbengalen পশ্চিমবঙ্গ Status: Bundesstaat Hauptstadt: Kolkata (5.021.000 Einwohner) Fläche: 88.752 km² …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • West Bengal — /wɛst bɛnˈgɔl/ (say west ben gawl) noun a state in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal. 88 752 km2. Capital: Kolkata. See Bengal (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • West Bengal — noun State in eastern India which has Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) as its capital. See Also: Bengal, Bengali …   Wiktionary

  • West Bengal — Bengale Occidental Bengale Occidental Vue de cet État sur la carte de l Inde Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • West Bengal — noun a state in eastern India • Instance Hypernyms: ↑state, ↑province • Part Holonyms: ↑India, ↑Republic of India, ↑Bharat …   Useful english dictionary

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