Murshidabad district lies in the state of West Bengal, India and is the 18th district of the state.It is one of the important districts in the state as it has a rich historical as well as cultural background.Chachanda ( 2 KM ) , Gajinagar Malancha ( 4 KM ) , Bhasaipaikar ( 5 KM ) , Mahadebnagar ( 6 KM ) , Mahesail-i ( 9 KM ) are the nearby Villages to Pratapganj.
Both parts have different geographical features like the agriculture, geology, habitation and religion.
The two areas are the Rarha area and the Bagri area.
The international border with Bangladesh Rajshahi Division is on the east.
The district is named after the historical town of Murshidabad, which was named after Murshidabad.
The district is also popular for its special mango produce like the Shadulla, Ranipasand, Begum Pasand, Mulayamjam, Sharanga and Kohitur. The state takes a shape of an isosceles triangle and the apex pointing to North-east side.
Murshidabad lies to the west of the state and is situated between latitudes 24 degrees 50 minutes north and 23 degrees 43 minutes north and longitudes 88 degrees and 46 minutes east and 87 degrees 49 minutes east. River Padma flows through the eastern boundary of the state, which separates it from Malda district and Bangladesh. To the west lied Birbhum and Jharkhand state of India.The language spoken here is Bengali and the religion here is predominantly Muslim.Beldanga I, Beldanga II, Berhampore, Bhagawangola I, Bhagawangola II, Bharatpur I, Bharatpur II, Burwan, Domkal, Farakka, Hariharpara, Jalangi, Kandi, Khargram, Lalgola, Murshidabad Jiaganj, Nabagram, Nawda, Raghunathganj I, Raghunathganj II, Raninagar I, Raninagar II, Sagardighi, Samserganj, Suti I, Suti IIFarakka, Samserganj, Suti, Jangipur, Raghunath Ganj, Sagardighi, Lalgola, Bhagabangola, Raninagar, Murshidabad, Nabagram, Khargram, Burwan, Kandi, Bharatpur, Rejinagar, Beldanga, Baharampur, Hariharpara, Naoda, Domkal, Jalangi Berhampore College, Berhampore Girls' College, Dukhulal Nibaran Chandra College, Dumkal College, Hazi A. Khan College, Jangipur College, Jatindra Rajendra Mahavidyalaya, Kandi Raj College, Krishnath College, Lalgola College, Murshidabad Adarsha Mahavidyalaya, Muzaffar Ahmed Mahavidyalaya, Nabagram Amar Chand Kundu College, Nagar College, Nur Mohammad Smriti Mahavidyalaya, Panchthupi Haripada Gouribala College, Prof.The district got its present name in the early eighteenth century and its present shape in the later half of the eighteenth century.Murshidabad town, which lends its name to the district, derived its name from its founder, Murshid Quli Khan.Situated on the left bank of the river Ganges, the district is very fertile.