Bengal

Bengal, Region in Asia.

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Bengal (; Bengali: বাংলা/বঙ্গ, romanized: Bānglā/Bôngô, pronounced [ˈbɔŋgo] (listen)) is a geopolitical, cultural and historical region located in South Asia, specifically in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent at the apex of the Bay of Bengal, predominantly covering present-day Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. Geographically, it is made up by the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta system, the largest such formation in the world; along with mountains in its north bordering the Himalayan states of Nepal and Bhutan and east bordering Myanmar. Politically, Bengal is currently divided between Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. Native population in India are known as "Ghoti", while native population in Bangladesh are known as "Bangal". In the past, at the time of the Bengal Sultanate and colonial period, it included the states of modern day Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur and some parts of Myanmar (Rakhine State).

West Bengal
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Bay of Bengal
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Bengal cat
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Bengal tiger
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List of chief ministers of West Bengal
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Bengal Presidency
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2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election
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West Bengal Legislative Assembly
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Bengal Brigade
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List of districts of West Bengal
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Bengal Tigers
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Kolkata
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Bengal famine of 1943
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List of governors of Bengal Presidency
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Governor-General of India
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Bengal Subah
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