Jalpaiguri is one the famous cities located in the Indian state of West Bengal. The name Jalpaiguri means the 'abode of olive trees'. In the previous times, the region of Jalpaiguri was dotted with numerous olive trees. Jalpaiguri is among the top 5 populated cities of West Bengal.
Jalpaiguri is located at an elevation of 292 feet above the sea level. It is beckoned by the foothills of the majestic Himalayas and unrolls over an area of 91 sq. km. A major portion of the land of this region is a craggy plain that is fed by the water of the River Teesta. Jalpaiguri has a tropical-moderate climate. The median mercury level, during the scorching summers, shoot up to 37°C and drops down to 11°C during the winter season. The annual average rainfall received by Jalpaiguri is 2300 mm.
The city of Jalpaiguri is bedecked with a large number of the tourist attractions. The remarkable places include the names like Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, The Palace of Baikunthapur etc. that are frequented by the visitors.