About Darjiling district:

Darjiling is a district in West Bengal state, India. The total area of the district is 3149 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1842034 living in houses, among them male population is 934796 and female population is 907238. Sex ratio of the district is 970 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 79.56%.

Darjiling district vehicle registration code is WB 76, WB 77. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Darjeeling.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 102 units = Rs.5.30 per unit
  • 103 to 180 units = Rs.5.97 per unit
  • 181 to 300 units = Rs.6.97 per unit
  • 301 to 600 units = RS.7.31 per unit
  • 601 to 900 units = Rs.7.58 per unit
  • 901 and above units = Rs.8.99 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Bera Utsav, Diwali, Durga Puja, Gangasagar mela, Jagadhatri Puja, Jamai Sashti, Kenduli Mela, Makara Sankranthi, Naba Barsho, Poush Mela, Ramkrishna Paramhansha Jayanti, Rash Mela, Rathayatra, Ravindra Jayanti, Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja, Teesta Tea & Tourism Festival, Basanta Utsav, Vishnupur Festival are the major festivals celebrated in Darjiling district.

Darjiling Cuisine:

Aloo Kurma, Bhetki Macher Paturi, Shorshe Ilish Bhapa, Pineapple Raisin Chutney, Bengali Jhal Muri, Ras Malai, Chingri Malaikari, Sandesh, Kosha Mangsho, Ghugni, Aamer Dal, Cholar Dal, Bhapa Chingri, Green Papaya Chutney, Dhokar Dalna, Tomato and Date Chutney, Doi Begun, Cham Cham, Aloo Potol, Aloo Posto, Mishti Doi (Sweet Curd), Shukto, Torkari, Jhurjhure Aloo bhaja, Dorma, Torkari, diye bhaja, Karai Shuti, Chitol Maacher Muitha, Deemer Dalna, Rasgulla are few of the many varieties of Darjiling.

Top tourist places in Darjiling:

Places of interest in Darjiling:

Aloobari GombaPopular, Badamtan Tea EstatePopular, Batasia LoopPopular, Bengal Natural History MuseumPopular, Bhutia Busty MonasteryPopular, Birch Hill(Jawahar Parbat) ParkPopular, Darjeeling Himalayan Hill RegionPopular, Darjeeling RopewayPopular, Darjeeling TeaPopular, Darjeeling Toy TrainPopular, Darjeeling War MemorialPopular, Deolo HillPopular, Durpin HillPopular, Everest Museum, Ganga Maya ParkPopular, Ghum(Ghoom) MonasteryPopular, Happy Valley Tea EstatePopular, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Museum and ZooPopular, JalapaharPopular, Japanese TemplePopular, Jore Pokhri Wildlife Sanctuary, Kali Temple, Kalimpong Hill StationPopular, KanchenjungaPopular, Karmi FarmPopular, Kurseong Hill StationPopular, Lava Hill StationPopular, Lloyd's Botanical Garden(Darjeeling Botanical Garden)Popular, Lover's Road, Mahananda Wild Life SanctuaryPopular, Mirik Hill StationPopular, Neora Valley National ParkPopular, Observatory HillPopular, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park(Darjeeling Zoo)Popular, Pattabong Tea Garden, Phalut(Falut)Popular, Rock Garden(Barbotey Rock Garden)Popular, Sandakfu(Sandakphu)Popular, Sangchhen Thong, Delling Gompa, Senchal Lake, Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary, Shopping in DarjeelingPopular, Shrubbery Nightingale ParkPopular, Singalila National ParkPopular, Singalila RidgePopular, Sivalik HillsPopular, Snow Leopard Breeding CenterPopular, Tenzing and Gombu Rock(Monkey Rock), Tiger HillPopular, Tukver Tea Estate are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, jute, tea, potatoes, oilseeds, betel,vine, tobacco, wheat, barley and maize. are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Darjiling district:

  • Baghdogra
  • Bankim Nagar
  • Batasi
  • Darjeeling
  • Ghum
  • Kurseong
  • Mahanadi
  • Mahananda Bge
  • Bagrakot
  • Matigara
  • Gulma
  • Naksalbari
  • Nijbari
  • Rangapani
  • Rangtong
  • Siliguri Junction
  • Siliguru Town
  • Sivok
  • Sukna
  • Tindharia

Insurance Companies in Darjiling:

  • Life Insurance Agent,Rangbull, Bangladara, Jore bunglow, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734123
  • National Insurance, 16 Dr Yensingh Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 734101
  • Insurance Spot In Darjiling(West Bengal),Aloobari Tenzing Norjay, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Life insurance agent in Darjiling West Bengal,Aashirvad, Near Batti KalGhandhi, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • SBI Life Insurance -Darjeeling Branch, Limbugaon, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101

Lawyers (Advocates) in Darjiling:

Blood banks in Darjiling:

  • Central Blood Bank, 205, Vivekananda Rd, Manicktala, Sahitya Parishad, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006
  • Calcutta Medical College & Hospital Blood Bank,88, College street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073

Trading companies in Darjiling:

  • SMC Global ,MAIN ROAD KALIMPONG DIST. DARJEELINGDistrict:Darjiling,WBPostcode:734301

Hotels in Darjiling:

  • Windamere Hotel ,Observatory Hill, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • The Elgin , 18, H.D Lama Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Viceroy Hotel,17, Gandhi Raod, Near Clock Tower, The mall, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Hotel Mohit Darjeeling , Mount Pleasant Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Cedar Inn , Dr. Zakhir Hussain Road, Below St. Pauls School, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Hotel Pineridge,19, Nehru Road, Manbari Basti, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • The Retreat ,Near Rajbhavan, 15 Hermitage Road, Lebong Cart Rd, Naya Basti, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Sinclairs Darjeeling , 18/1, Gandhi Road, Limbugaon, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Dekeling Hotel,51, Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • MAYFAIR Darjeeling,The Mall, Opposite Governor House, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Hotel Sonar Bangla, 1/1, Robertson Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101
  • Hotel Ascot Darjeeling ,Laden La Rd, Chauk Bazaar, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101

Theatres in Darjiling district:

  • Biswadeep - Hil curt Road, Siliguri
  • Kanya Kumari Cinema - D. B. Road, Sonada

Demographics:

C.D.Block in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 6
2 Andhra Bank 1
3 Axis Bank 3
4 Bank Of Baroda 2
5 Bank Of India 1
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
7 Canara Bank 3
8 Central Bank Of India 31
9 Corporation Bank 3
10 Federal Bank 1
11 HDFC Bank 2
12 ICICI Bank Limited 8
13 IDBI Bank 3
14 Indian Overseas Bank 9
15 Indusind Bank 1
16 ING Vysya Bank 1
17 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 1
18 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
19 South Indian Bank 1
20 State Bank Of India 4
21 Syndicate Bank 1
22 The West Bengal State Cooperative Bank 3
23 UCO Bank 1
24 United Bank Of India 2
25 YES Bank 1