Baneswar

Baneswar is a census town in the Cooch Behar IICD block in the Cooch Behar Sadar subdivision of the Cooch Behar district in West Bengal, India.

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Census Town in West Bengal, India
Baneswar
Census Town

Baneswar
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:

26.394363°N 89.495835°E / 26.394363; 89.495835

Country  India
State West Bengal
Area

  Total 2.3838 km2 (0.9204 sq mi)
Population

 (2011)
  Total 4,841
  Density 2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Languages

  Official Bengali, English, Rajbangshi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
736133
Telephone/STD code 03582
Website coochbehar.gov.in

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The word ‘Baneswar’ came from Ban+eeswar. Ban was a ‘king of Asura’. He carried out ‘Shiva linga’, and wished to bring eeswar (Lord Shiva) to ‘Patal’, but he failed. The ‘Shiva linga’ fixed at where the temple could see today. Not only local people but also many outsiders come to pray. Debotro trust organises Shiva mela every year (during shiv chaturdashi, i.e. the 14th lunar day of the dark fortnight of the month of Magha) near the temple.

Places in the Cooch Behar Sadar subdivision in Cooch Behar district
CT: census town, M: municipal town, R: rural/ urban centre, H: historical/ religious centre
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Baneswar is located at 26.394363°N 89.495835°E / 26.394363; 89.495835.

The map alongside shows the north-central part of the district. It has the highest level of urbanisation in an overwhelming rural district. 22.08% of the population of the Cooch Behar Sadar subdivision lives in the urban areas and 77.92% lives in the rural areas.[1] The entire district forms the flat alluvial flood plains of mighty rivers.[2]

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.

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