About Koch Bihar district:

Koch Bihar is a district in West Bengal state, India. The total area of the district is 3387 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 2822780 living in houses, among them male population is 1453590 and female population is 1369190. Sex ratio of the district is 942 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 74.78%.

Koch Bihar district vehicle registration code is WB 63, WB 64. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Cooch Behar.


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 Koch Bihar district.

Koch Bihar 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 Koch Bihar.

Top tourist places in Koch Bihar:

Places of interest in Koch Bihar:

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 Koch Bihar district:

Insurance Companies in Koch Bihar:

  • National Insurance, B. S. Road, Mehareswari Building, Kolkata, West Bengal 736101

Lawyers (Advocates) in Koch Bihar:

Blood banks in Koch Bihar:

Trading companies in Koch Bihar:

  • Sharekhan ,SWAPNAPURI W/NO 06GOPAL NAGAR PO DINHATA COOCH BEHARDistrict:Koch Bihar,WBPostcode:736135
  • Reliance Securities ,WARD NO.1 BABUPARA P.O. and P.S.DINHATA DIST. COOCH BEHARDistrict:Koch Bihar,WB
  • KARVY STOCK BROKING LTD. ,JHURIPARA ROADCHOWRAHAT WARD NO. 10 DINHATADistrict:Koch Bihar,WBPostcode:736135
  • PEERLESS SECURITIES LIMITED ,VILL+DIST- COOCHBEHARDistrict:Koch Bihar,WBPostcode:736135
  • BALJIT SECURITIES PVT. LTD ,BASAK BHAWAN COLLEGE PARADINHATA MUNICIPALITY WARD NO. 11 PO- BARANACHINA PS- DINHATADistrict:Koch Bihar,WBPostcode:736135
  • ASHIKA STOCK BROKING LTD. ,WARD NO-10 JHURI PARA ROADDINHATA COACH BIHARDistrict:Koch Bihar,WBPostcode:736135

Hotels in Koch Bihar:

  • Hotel Royal Palace, Sunity Rd, Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101
  • Hotel Bengal, Puratan Post Office Para, Near N N Shopping Mall, Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101
  • Maharani Palace,Kesab Rd, Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101
  • Hotel B.D, Biswa Singha Rd, Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101
  • Cooch Behar Hotel,Rup Narayan Rd, Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101
  • Hotel Galaxy, Keshav road, Near Bhavani Cinema Hall, Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101
  • Hotel Mikado,Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101
  • Sarbashree Hotel,Siliguri Rd, Khagrabari, Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101
  • Sarada Hotel,Cooch Behar, West Bengal 736101

Theatres in Koch Bihar district:

  • Apasara - Mathabanga, Mathabhanga
  • Kaveri - New Town, Tomluk
  • Mahamaya - Dinhata, Dinhata
  • Ronie Square - Siliguri, Siliguri

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 4
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Canara Bank 9
4 Central Bank Of India 35
5 Corporation Bank 1
6 HDFC Bank 1
7 ICICI Bank Limited 2
8 IDBI Bank 3
9 Indian Overseas Bank 2
10 State Bank Of India 2
11 Syndicate Bank 1
12 The West Bengal State Cooperative Bank 1
13 United Bank Of India 4