Darjeeling is the north-most district in West Bengal. The headquarter (Sadar Town) of the district is also known as Darjeeling. It is famous as a tourist destination, as well as tea industry. The district lies between 27°13' and 26°27' north latitudes and 88°53’ and 87°53’ east longitudes.
Total Area :: 3,149 sq km
Altitude :: 2,050 m (6710 ft)
Average Max. Temperature :: 14.9°C
Average Min. Temperature :: 8.9°C
Annual Rainfall :: 362 cm
Average Rainy Days :: 126 Days
Best Seasons to Visit :: March to June and October to December.
District Headquarter :: Darjeeling (covers an area of 11.44 sq. km)
Other Towns :: Siliguri, Kalimpong, Kurseong and Mirik
Neighboring District :: Jalpaiguri to the East and Uttar Dinajpur to the South
Neighboring State :: Sikkim and Bihar
Neighboring Countries :: Nepal, China, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
Population :: 1,842,035 (Males- 934,797; Females- 907,238; Census- 2011)
Population Density :: 585 people per sq. km.
Literacy Rate :: 79.93%
Language Spoken :: Bengali, English (Official Language), Nepali, Hindi
Major Religions :: Hindusm, Buddhism and Christianity.
Ethnic Communities :: Gorkhas, Bengali, Adibashi, Rajbanshi, Limbu, Rai, Tamangs, Lepchas, Gurung, Bhutias, Sherpas, Newars, Anglo-Indians, Chinese and Bihari
Currency :: Indian Rupee()
Nearest Railway Station :: Darjeeling (Narrow Gauge) and New Jalpaiguri & Siliguri (Broad Gauge)
Airport :: Bagdogra (Domestic Airport)