Darjeeling, the northernmost district of the Jalpaiguri Division, roughly resembles an inverted wedge with its base resting on Sikkim, its sides touching Nepal, Bhutan and the Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal.

General Information 
District H.Q.  
Darjeeling 
Area  
3,149 Square Km.  
Location  
27 Deg. 13 Min. N to 26 Deg. 27 Min. N Latitude 
 
88 Deg. 53 Min. E to 87 Deg. 59 Min. E Longitude 
Altitude(Darjeeling Town)  
6710 Feet.  
Temperature((Darjeeling Town)  
Annual Mean Max. Temperature 14.9 Degree Celsius 
 
Annual Mean Min. Temperature 8.9 Degree Celsius 
 
Lowest Minimum Temperature -5 D. Celsius on 11/02/1905  
Rainfall((Darjeeling Town) 
Average Annual Rainfall : 3092 MM. 
 
Average Number of Rainy Days : 126 Days.
Rainfall(Siliguri Town)  
Average Annual Rainfall : 3620 MM. 
 
Average Number of Rainy Days : 113 Days.
Nearest Railway Station  
Darjeeling(Narrow Gauge), New Jalpaiguri(Broad Gauge) 
Nearest Airport  
Bagdogra 
Neighbour Country  
Nepal, China, Bhutan & Bangladesh  
Density  
413 Persons Per Square Km. 
Sex Ratio  
1:1  
Birth Rate  
2.69% Per Annuam  
Death Rate  
2.40% Per Annuam  
Infant Mortality Rate  
67 Per 1000  
Literacy  
57.62%  
 
Subdivision, Block, Police Station & GP  
Subdivision  
Block  
Police Station  
No of GP  
Darjeeling(Sadar)  
 
 
 
 
 
Darjeeling - Pulbazar  
 
 
Darjeeling (Sadar)  
23  
 
 
Pulbazar  
Lodhama  
Rangli - Rangliot  
Rangli - Rangliot  
11 
Jorebunglow-Sukhiapokharii  
 
 
 
Jorebunglow 
16  
Sukhiapokharii 
Kurseong  
 
Kurseong  
 
Kurseong  
14  
Mirik 
 
Mirik  
6  
Kalimpong  
 
 
 
Kalimpong-I  
 
Kalimpong  
18  
Kalimpong-II  
 
Nil  
13  
Gorubathan  
 
 
 
Gorubathan  
11  
 
Jaldhaka 
Siliguri  
 
 
 
 
 
Matigara  
 
 
 
Siliguri  
05 
 
Matigara  
Naxalbari 
 
 
 
Bagdogra  
06 
 
Naxalbari  
Khoribari 
 
Khoribari 
04 
Phansidewa 
 
Phansidewa 
07 
 
Length of International & State Borders  
Nepal Border(Partition River Mechi) 
62.75 mile or 101.02 km.  
Bhutan Border(Partition River De Chu) 
18.75 mile or 30.18 km.  
Bangladesh Border(Partition River Mahananda) 
12 mile or 19.32 km.  
Sikkim Border(Partition Rangit, Teesta, Rangpo, River) 
33.75 mile or 54.33 km.  
Bihar Border  
30 mile or 48.30 km.  
 
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