Siliguri is an urban in West Bengal, India. It is the executive center of operations of Siliguri subdivision, Darjeeling district. Siliguri lies on the banks of river Mahananda. It is the chief educational, commercial, transportation and tourism hub of northern West Bengal. The chief Languages of Siliguri are Nepali, Hindi, Bengali and English. The postal code of Siliguri is 734001. It is surrounded by Pankhabari, Darjeelling, Kalimpong, Nagrakata, Jalpaiguri and Mechin Nagar regions.
Latitude and Longitude of Siliguri
Siliguri is located at 26.71 N and 88.43 E.
Landmarks in Siliguri
Sevoke Kali Mandir
Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary
Neighborhood – Siliguri
Places close to Siliguri are Daangi para, Gurung Basti, Hakim Para, Rabindra Nagar, Subhas Pally and Bagracote.
How to reach Siliguri?
The best connectivity is through road, rail and airway networks. Siliguri is well connected by road, the state has provided ample of busses. Siliguri has three important railway stations - Siliguri Junction, New Jalpaiguri Junction (NJP) and Siliguri Town railway stations. All the railway tracks in Siliguri are broad gauge and NJP connects Siliguri to major cities across India. The nearest airport is Bagdogra International Airport (15 km) away from Siliguri, connects it to Chandigarh, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Delhi.
Education in Siliguri
Siliguri is the centre of education in the northern region. It has many renowned schools and colleges. Bengali and English are the medium of instruction. Schools are affiliated to ICSE and CBSE. The colleges provide advanced education in different fields with boarding and transport facilities. Some of them are listed below.
Himalayan International Residential School
Radcliffe School Siliguri
St. Joseph's School
Don Bosco School
ICFAI National College (INC)
NIIT - Siliguri
North Bengal Medical College
Munshi Premchand College
Health care in Siliguri
Hospitals, clinics, Ayurvedic centers and diagnostic centers provide the basic health care facilities for the residents of the town. They are available to public 24/7. Some of them in and around Siliguri are:
Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital
Dr. Mrs. R. Nakipuria, Gynecologist & Obst., Infertility Expert
Dr. Malay's Hospital & Neuro Sciences Centre
Sharma Skin Foundation
Mitra's Clinic & Nursing Home
Anandaloke Hospital & Neurosciences Centre
N.J.P. Railway Hospital
Sunrise Nursing Home
Real Estate in Siliguri
Siliguri is a well developed commercial city and has attracted many contractors and investors across India. The property rates are very high. The economic growth of the city is remarkable. Some of the apartments that provide basic amenities in and around Siliguri are:
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