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Overview of Cooch Behar

Cooch Behar is the region home office of the Cooch Behar District in the Indian condition of West Bengal. It is in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas at 26°22'N 89°29'E. Cooch Behar is the main arranged town in North Bengal locale with remainders of regal heritage. One of the fundamental vacationer destinations in West Bengal, it is the area of the Cooch Behar Palace and Madan Mohan Temple and has been announced a legacy town. It is the maternal home of Maharani Gayatri Devi.

Transport
Rickshaws are the most widely available public transport in Cooch Behar town. Most of Cooch Behar's residents stay within a few kilometres of the town centre and have their own vehicles, mostly motorcycles and bicycles.

The New Cooch Behar railway station is around 5 km from town and is well connected to almost all major Indian cities including Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Guwahati. The rail route is one of the important connecting North-East India with remaining parts of the country. All express and Superfast trains going towards North East have a stoppage here. Another station named Cooch Behar situated inside the town exists but only few pairs of local trains run on this route.

Cooch Behar is headquarters of the North Bengal State Transport Corporation, which runs regular bus service to places in West Bengal, Assam and Bihar. Private buses are also available. Most buses depart from the Central Bus Terminus near Cooch Behar Rajbari. Hired vehicles are available from the taxi stand near Transport Chowpathi.

The Cooch Behar Airport has modern passenger facilities but no airlines operate here. Steps are being taken to resume flights.

The nearest operating airport is Bagdogra Airport near Siliguri, about 160 km from Cooch Behar. IndiGo, Jet Airways and Spice Jet are the major carriers that connect the area to Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangkok, Paro, Chandigarh.


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