Darjeeling, India. The northernmost district of the state of West Bengal in eastern India in the foothills of the Himalayas. The district is famous for its beautiful hill stations and Darjeeling tea. Darjeeling is the district headquarters. Kalimpong, Kurseong and Siliguri, three other major towns in the district, are the subdivisional headquarters of the district. Mirik, another town of the district, has been developed as a lake resort since the late 1970s.

Darjeeling, India. The northernmost district of the state of West Bengal in eastern India in the foothills of the Himalayas. The district is famous for its beautiful hill stations and Darjeeling tea. Darjeeling is the district headquarters. Kalimpong, Kurseong and Siliguri, three other major towns in the district, are the subdivisional headquarters of the district. Mirik, another town of the district, has been developed as a lake resort since the late 1970s.

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Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. The famous Darjeeling Hill Country lies immediately south of Sikkim. Many Sikkim students leave Sikkim to attend college or university in Darjeeling, Siliguri, Kalimpong or even further afield in Kolkata.

Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. The famous Darjeeling Hill Country lies immediately south of Sikkim. Many Sikkim students leave Sikkim to attend college or university in Darjeeling, Siliguri, Kalimpong or even further afield in Kolkata.

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Three historic railways comprise a World Heritage site recognizing their importance in trade and technological development. Still in use today, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka Shimla Railway were all begun or completed in the 19th century.

Three historic railways comprise a World Heritage site recognizing their importance in trade and technological development. Still in use today, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka Shimla Railway were all begun or completed in the 19th century.

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Les jardins de #thé escarpés du #Darjeeling Crédit photo : Jardins de Gaïa. www.teacampaign.ca  Source: see below.

Les jardins de #thé escarpés du #Darjeeling Crédit photo : Jardins de Gaïa. www.teacampaign.ca Source: see below.

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Brilliant - just as I remember it - riding right next to shops and people's living rooms.  Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - the "Toy Train" rolls through India.

Brilliant - just as I remember it - riding right next to shops and people's living rooms. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - the "Toy Train" rolls through India.

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Darjeeling, India, West Bengal. The district is bounded on the north by Sikkim, on the south by Kishanganj district of Bihar state, on the east by Jalpaiguri district and on the west by Nepal.

Darjeeling, India, West Bengal. The district is bounded on the north by Sikkim, on the south by Kishanganj district of Bihar state, on the east by Jalpaiguri district and on the west by Nepal.

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