Midnapore district

Midnapore district was a district of the state of West Bengal, India. This district was bifurcated on 1 January 2002 into the Purba Medinipur district and the Paschim Medinipur district.[1] On 4 April 2017, the Jhargram subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district (which formed part of the undivided Midnapore district) was converted into a district.

Location of Midnapore District in West Bengal

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  1. ^ Saha, Sudhir Chandra (1973). "THE SCHEME FOR PARTITION OF MIDNAPUR IN DIFFERENT PHASES AND ITS IMPACT". Proceedings of the Indian History Congress. 34: 175–181. ISSN 2249-1937.

Coordinates: 22°30′N 87°30′E / 22.500°N 87.500°E / 22.500; 87.500