Jalpaiguri is located in North of West Bengal bordering Bhutan and Bangladesh in North and Assam and Darjeeling in East and West. The word Jalpaiguri came from "jalpai" meaning olive and "guri" means place. Thus it is a place which contains many olive trees. According to locals Jalpaiguri also come from Jalpesh, the local deity Shiva. Jalpaiguri is bound by mountains, rivers and tributaries and the region mostly consists of population who are from rural areas. Most of the locals belong to backward class and live in remote interior regions which are cut off from rest of the world and inaccessible and are engaged in jute and tea cultivation. Jalpaiguri is covered with dense forests, tea estates and tea gardens and is one of the leading tea producing areas of the country which accounts for 50% of total tea cultivation. Jalpaiguri comes under Lok Sabha Constituency and Rajganj Vidhana Sabha Constituency. Jalpaiguri covers a total area of 70.29 sq kms and its elevation level is 292 feet above sea level. Bengali, Assami and Hindi are the official languages spoken by the locals in Jalpaiguri. Jalpaiguri coordinates at 26.52'N Latitude and 88.73'E Longitude and its Postal Code is 735101.
Places of Interest in Jalpaiguri:
Royal Palace of Baiknthapur
Forescenic Science Laboratory
How to reach Jalpaiguri in West Bengal?
D.B.C. Road and Siliguri Road are at close proximity from Jalpaiguri. One can also take the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road to reach Jalpaiguri. Many private and State owned Buses also operate from Jalpaiguri to different cities like Siliguri, Kolkata and Darjeeling. Jalpaiguri is also connected by railway line where there are direct rail links from Jalpaiguri Railway Station to Siliguri, Assonsol, Kolkota and Howrah. Other means of local transport includes Autos, Rickshaws, Bicycles and Two-Wheelers.
Schools and Colleges in Jalpaiguri:
There are many reputed schools and colleges located in the proximity of Jalpaiguri like:
Holy Child School
Govt. Girls High School
Little Flowers English School
Jalpaiguri High School
Usha Martine High School
Jalpaiguri Zilla School
Adarsha Vidyamandir High School
Chintamohan High School
Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College
Ananda Chandra College of Commerce
Jalpaiguri Law College
Hospitals in Jalpaiguri:
There are many esteemed hospitals located in Jalpaiguri like:
Jalpaiguri Jail Hospital
Marina Medical Center Pvt Ltd
Kamakshyaguri Rural Hospital
Anandloke Hospital for Neuroscience
Madarihat Rural Hospital
Mal SubDivn Hospital
Green Land Nursing Home Pvt Ltd
Real Estate in Jalpaiguri:
Due to boom in the industry the real estate industry, Jalpaiguri is fast picking up pace in recent times. Many reputed builders are planning to launch prestigious housing projects like Flats, Apartments and Duplex houses ranging from 1 BHK to 3 BHK with modern amenities. Here is the list of some of residential projects located in and around Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling:
Himalaya Kanya Phase III
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