Situated in the Indian state of West Bengal, Darjeeling is known for its tea industry. The city is situated in the midst of the lower Himalayas that are otherwise called the Mahabharat Range.
The town was developed during the nineteenth century by the British and soon the town came to be known for its huge tea estates that produce the best Tea in the country. The city was controlled by the kingdom of Sikkim till it was taken by the Gorkhas and in this way the British.
The town is situated at an average elevation of 2050 meters and comes under the eastern Himalayan Zoo-geographic zone. The town is enriched with a rich cultural history and natural resources and because of its lovely climate all year round, is a famous tourist spot.