Mongpong

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Mongpong
Village
Mongpong is located in West Bengal
Mongpong
Mongpong
Mongpong is located in India
Mongpong
Mongpong
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°31′N 88°17′E / 26.52°N 88.28°E / 26.52; 88.28Coordinates: 26°31′N 88°17′E / 26.52°N 88.28°E / 26.52; 88.28
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
Government
 • Body Gram panchayat
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Nearest city Malbazar
Website wb.gov.in

Mongpong is a small hill village located in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. This village is located on the bank of Teesta river. The Teesta river breaks into several streams here. Mongpong is located on the fringe of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary and is home to several birds like brahminy duck, pintail duck, poachard, mallard and bar-headed goose that come here from Central Asia and Ladakh during winter. It is known for its beautiful landscape of the Teesta river, mountains and forests, which attract a lot of tourists. Accommodation is available at the Mongpong Forest Rest House managed by the West Bengal Forest Development Corporation (WBFDC).