District headquarters is English Bazar, also known as Malda, which was once the capital of Bengal.
Geography of Malda
Malda district on east side is bounded by Bangladesh and South Dinajpur, on west side Santal Parganas of Jharkhand state, on north side by Uttar Dinajpur and on south side by Murshidabad.Its covers the 3456 sq kms area.
Main Rivers : Jaldhaka, Raidak, Sankosh, Teesta, Torsa
Latitude of Malda city : 24° 40' 20'' to 25° 32' 08'' North
Longitude of Malda city : 88° 28' 10'' to 87° 45' 50'' East
Malda district is notable for the production of mango and silk.Malda town, located at a distance of 365 km from Kolkata, was once a capital of Royal Bengal
Culture of Malda District
Gombhira folk is a main feature of the district, being an unique way of representation of joy and sorrow of daily life of the common people, as well as the unique medium of presentation on national and international matters.
Sub-Division in Malda district
Malda district has the 2 sub-division
Blocks in Malda district
In Howrah Malda there is 14 Development Blocks
Railways station in Malda district
Malda Town Railway Station
Eklakhi Railway Station
Kumedpur Railway Station
Malda Court Railway Station
Singhabad Railway Station
Bhaluka Road Railway Station
Harishchandrapur Railway Station
Samsi Railway Station
Gajol Railway Station
Bus Station in Malda district
Malda Bus Station
Tourist Place in Malda district
Baroduari / Boro Sona Mosque
Luko Churi Gate
Kadam Rasul Mosque
Engineering colleges in Malda district
IMPS College of Engineering & Technology
College in Malda district
Government Teacher's Training College Of Malda
Malda Women's College
Pakuahat Degree College.
Satish B.Ed. College
South Malda College
Economy of Malda district
Malda occupies an important place in the map of the State for the production of raw-silk yarn and Production of mango is another important aspect of Malda's economy
Major Crops of Malda district
Agriculture is the main source of income for the people. Malda is an important distributing center for rice, jute, and wheat.