|Stretching for about 300 miles from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, West Bengalís geography is as diversified as its culture. Through West Bengal runs the tropic of cancer.
West Bengal is surrounded by the three international frontiers in the north, namely, Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh. On its northeast lies the green valley of Assam. On the east lies Bangladesh. Bihar lies on the western side. To the southwest, lies Orissa, the state with, its golden beaches, and the Bay of Bengal lies to the south of West Bengal.