Cooch Behar is the region home office of the Cooch Behar District in the Indian territory of West Bengal. It is in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas at 26°22′N 89°29′E.
Cooch Behar is the main arranged town in North Bengal locale with remainders of imperial legacy. One of the primary vacationer goals in West Bengal, it is the area of the Cooch Behar Palace and Madan Mohan Temple and has been pronounced a legacy town.
It is the maternal home of Maharani Gayatri Devi. Amid the British Raj, Cooch Behar was the seat of the regal territory of Koch Bihar, governed by the Koch administration of Assam. After 20 August 1949, Cooch Behar District was changed from a regal state to its present status, with the town of Cooch Behar as its base camp.