Mandarmani

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Mandarmani
মন্দারমণি
Mandarmoni
Mandarmani Sea Beach
Mandarmani Sea Beach
Mandarmani is located in West Bengal
Mandarmani
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°39′58″N 87°42′18″E / 21.666°N 87.705°E / 21.666; 87.705Coordinates: 21°39′58″N 87°42′18″E / 21.666°N 87.705°E / 21.666; 87.705
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Area
 • Total 25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 12,307
 • Density 492/km2 (1,270/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Nearest city Kolkata
Sex ratio 976 /
Literacy 65%
Climate average (Köppen)

Mandarmani is a seaside resort village in the state of West Bengal, India, lies in East Midnapore district and at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. It is one of the large and fast developing seaside resort village of West Bengal. It is almost 180 km from Kolkata Airport on the Kolkata - Digha route. red crabs crawling around the 13 km long beach is a special attraction of Mandarmani. It is argued to be the longest driveable beach in India.[1][2]

Geomorphologically, this area has relatively low waves than nearer tourist beach of Digha. However still this beach is deposition with formation of neo dunes in several areas specially around Dadanpatrabar.

History[edit]

Initially, after its discovery, this beach was named Mandarboni. But with time it came to be known as Mandarmani.[1]

How to go[edit]

Mandarmani can be best reached by road. The nearest railway station is Contai and the nearest airport is Kolkata.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "West Bengal Tourism, Digha". Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mandarmani, A complete travel guide". Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mandarmani". Retrieved 20 December 2012. 

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