Bankura is located in the western part of the State of West Bengal. It is a part of Bardhaman Division of the State and included in the area known as "Rarh" in Bengal. It ranks 4th according to its size and 11th according to population of 1991 Census in the State. It is bounded by Midnapore and Hooghly district in the East, Purulia in the West, Burdwan in the North and again Purulia and Midnapore in the South. Bankura is triangular in shape with a total area of 6882 Sq.km.
Nature has decorated Bankura with her own hands. There are old brown hills, gleaming rivers, several ancient temples and monuments which are the repositories of thought culture and tradition of Bankura. The glorious cultural heritage which the people of Bankura inherit has bestowed them with a keen aesthetic sense. This artistic sense is reflected in the traditional arts'n crafts like Baluchari sarees, Dogra items and Terra-cotta works.
Inspite of all these, the district is still economically underdeveloped. Strategic planning of resources and mass consciousness at the national and international level are required for a happy socio-economic life and a cultural globalization of Bankura.
Rice,Potatoe, Rapeseed, Sesame, Wheat, Jute, Sugarcane.