Kolkata

Kolkata is the capital of and one of the largest urban agglomerations in . It is the largest city in Eastern India. Kolkata is an 'in your face' city that shocks and charms the unsuspecting visitor.
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Popular Destinations

is an important part of Kolkata city. Photo: Anitek bhattacharya, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the heart of Kolkata. It consists of the region just north of the and includes Dalhousie Square with all its colonial British buildings. Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Kolkata are in . Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY 3.0.

refers to the eastern areas of the city of Kolkata, . Photo: Rangan Datta Wiki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a Balanced Cantilever Bridge over the in , India. Photo: rajaraman sundaram, CC BY 3.0.

Museum
(Bengali: House of the Thakurs in Jorasanko, , , , is the ancestral home of the Tagore family. Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY 3.0.

Fort
is a fort in Hastings, Calcutta. It was built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Museum
The is a large marble building in Kolkata, which was built between 1906 and 1921. Photo: Subhrajyoti07, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Destinations

is a town in the of Kolkata, , . Photo: Zcarstvnz, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the oldest area of Kolkata, a fascinating district dominated by narrow little lanes and hundreds of century-old buildings. Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY 3.0.

is a district of Kolkata. In the heart of the city, the 400-ha park stretches from the… Photo: Rangan Datta Wiki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The of Kolkata are in . Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY 3.0.

is a temple town in in . Photo: Nikkul, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in the state of . Photo: Rangan Datta Wiki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Town
is a city and a municipality of in the state of .

Suburb
Khidirpur or is a neighborhood of metropolitan Kolkata , in , West Bengal, India.

Kolkata

Latitude
22.5727° or 22° 34' 21.6" north
Longitude
88.3639° or 88° 21' 50" east
Population
4,490,000
IATA airport code
CCU
United Nations Location Code
IN CCU
Elevation
11 metres (36 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 245707150
Geo­Names ID
1275004
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kalkutta
  • Afrikaans: Kolkata
  • Albanian: Kalkuta
  • Amharic: ኮልካታ
  • Arabic: Kolkata
  • Arabic: كالكوتا
  • Arabic: كلكتا
  • Arabic: كلكتة
  • Arabic: كُلْكَتَّة
  • Aragonese: Calcuta
  • Armenian: Կալկաթա
  • Assamese: কলকাতা
  • Asturian: Calcuta
  • Azerbaijani: Kəlkütə
  • Azerbaijani: Kəlkətə
  • Balinese: Kolkata
  • Bashkir: Калькутта
  • Basque: Kalkuta
  • Belarusian: Калката
  • Belarusian: Калькута
  • Bengali: Kolkata
  • Bengali: কলকাতা
  • Bengali: কলিকাতা
  • Bhojpuri: कलकत्ता
  • Bhojpuri: कोलकाता
  • Bosnian: Kolkata
  • Breton: Kolkata
  • Bulgarian: Колката
  • Burmese: ကာလကတ္တားမြို့
  • Catalan: Calcuta
  • Cebuano: Kolkata (kapital sa estado)
  • Cebuano: Kolkata
  • Central Bikol: Kolkata
  • Central Kurdish: کەلکەتە
  • Chechen: Калькутта
  • Chinese: Kolkata
  • Chinese: 加尔各答
  • Chinese: 加爾各答
  • Chinese: 架利吉打
  • Chuvash: Калькутта
  • Cornish: Kolkata
  • Corsican: Calcutta
  • Croatian: Calcutta
  • Croatian: Kolkata
  • Czech: Kalkata
  • Danish: Calcutta
  • Danish: Kolkata
  • Dotyali: कोलकाता
  • Dutch: Calcutta
  • Dutch: Kolkata
  • Eastern Mari: Колката
  • Eastern Mari: Колкате
  • Egyptian Arabic: كولكاتا
  • English: Calcutta
  • English: City of Joy
  • English: City of Palaces
  • English: City of Processions
  • Esperanto: Kolkato
  • Estonian: Kolkata
  • Extremaduran: Calcuta
  • Faroese: Kolkata
  • Fiji Hindi: Kolkata
  • Finnish: Kalkutta
  • French: Calcutta
  • French: Kolkata
  • Galician: Calcuta
  • Galician: Kolikata
  • Galician: Kolkata
  • Gan Chinese: 加爾各答
  • Gan Chinese: 加麗加達
  • Georgian: კოლკატა
  • German: Kalkutta
  • German: Kolkata
  • Goan Konkani: Kolkata
  • Goan Konkani: कलकत्ता
  • Greek: Καλκούτα
  • Greek: Κολκάτα
  • Guarani: Kalkuta
  • Gujarati: કલકત્તા
  • Gujarati: કોલકાતા
  • Hausa: Kolkata
  • Hebrew: כלכותה
  • Hebrew: קולקטה
  • Hindi: कोलकाता
  • Hindi: खुशी का शहर
  • Hungarian: Kalkutta
  • Hungarian: Kolkata
  • Icelandic: Kalkútta
  • Icelandic: Kolkata
  • Ido: Kalkuta
  • Iloko: Kolkata
  • Indonesian: Calcutta
  • Indonesian: Kalkutta
  • Indonesian: Kolkata
  • Ingush: Калькутта
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Calcutta
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kolkata
  • Interlingue: Calcutta
  • Irish: Calcúta
  • Italian: Calcutta
  • Japanese: コルカタ
  • Javanese: Kalkuta
  • Javanese: Kolkata
  • Kabiyè: Kalikuta
  • Kalaallisut: Kolkata
  • Kannada: ಕೊಲ್ಕತ್ತ
  • Kannada: ಕೊಲ್ಕತ್ತಾ
  • Kashmiri: کَلٕکَتا
  • Kazakh: Калькутта
  • Kazakh: Колката
  • Kirghiz: Калькутта
  • Korean: 콜카타
  • Kurdish: Kolkata
  • Ladino: Kalkuta
  • Lao: Kolkata
  • Latin: Calcutta
  • Latin: Kalakātā
  • Latin: Kalkātā
  • Latvian: Kolkata
  • Limburgan: Calcutta
  • Lithuanian: Kalkuta
  • Lithuanian: Kolkata
  • Lombard: Calcuta
  • Lower Sorbian: Kalkuta
  • Luxembourgish: Kalkutta
  • Macedonian: Калкута
  • Macedonian: Колката
  • Maithili: कोलकाता
  • Malagasy: Kolkata
  • Malay: Kolkata
  • Malayalam: കൊൽക്കത്ത
  • Maori: Karakata
  • Marathi: कोलकाता
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kolkata
  • Mingrelian: კოლკატა
  • Mongolian: Калькутта
  • Nepali: कलकत्ता
  • Nepali: कोलकाता
  • Newari: कोलकाता
  • Northern Frisian: Kalkutta
  • Norwegian: Calcutta
  • Norwegian: Kolkata
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kolkata
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kolkata
  • Nyanja: Kolkata
  • Occitan (post 1500): Calcuta
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Caligardamana
  • Oriya: କଲିକତା
  • Ossetian: Калькуттæ
  • Pampanga: Kolkata
  • Panjabi: ਕੋਲਕਾਤਾ
  • Persian: کلکته
  • Piemontese: Kolkata
  • Polish: Kalkuta
  • Polish: Kolkata
  • Portuguese: Calcutta
  • Portuguese: Calcutá
  • Portuguese: Kolkata
  • Pushto: کلکته
  • Pwo Eastern Karen: ကာလးကာ့တာႋဍုံ
  • Quechua: Kolkata
  • Romanian: Calcuta
  • Romanian: Calcutta
  • Romanian: Kolkata
  • Russia Buriat: Калькутта
  • Russian: Калькутта
  • Russian: Колката
  • Rusyn: Колката
  • Samogitian: Kalkota
  • Sanskrit: कोलकता
  • Sanskrit: कोलकाता
  • Santali: ᱠᱚᱞᱠᱟᱛᱟ
  • Scots: Kolkata
  • Scottish Gaelic: Kolkata
  • Serbian: Колката
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kolkata
  • Sicilian: Calcutta
  • Silesian: Kolkata
  • Sindhi: ڪلڪتو
  • Sinhala: කල්කටාව
  • Slovak: Kalkata
  • Slovenian: Kalkuta
  • Slovenian: Kolkata
  • South Azerbaijani: کلکته
  • Spanish: Calcuta
  • Swahili: Kolkata
  • Swedish: Calcutta
  • Swedish: Kolkata
  • Swiss German: Kalkutta
  • Tagalog: Kolkata
  • Tajik: Калкута
  • Tajik: Калкутта
  • Tamil: கொல்கத்தா
  • Tamil: கோல்கட்டா
  • Tamil: கோல்கதா
  • Tatar: Kälküttä
  • Tatar: Кәлкүттә
  • Telugu: కోల్ కతా
  • Telugu: కోల్‌కత
  • Telugu: కోల్‌కాతా
  • Thai: โกลกาตา
  • Tibetan: ཀ་ལི་ཀུ་ཏ
  • Tosk Albanian: Kalkutta
  • Turkish: Kalküta
  • Turkmen: Kalkutta
  • Twi: Kolkata
  • Uighur: Kalkutta
  • Ukrainian: Колката
  • Upper Sorbian: Kalkutta
  • Upper Sorbian: Kolkata
  • Urdu: کلکتہ
  • Urdu: کولکاتا
  • Urdu: کولکاتہ
  • Uzbek: Kalkutta
  • Venetian: Calcuta
  • Veps: Kolkat
  • Vietnamese: Kolkata
  • Volapük: Kolkata
  • Waray (Philippines): Kolkata
  • Welsh: Calcutta
  • Welsh: Kolkata
  • Western Armenian: Կալկաթա
  • Western Frisian: Kalkutta
  • Western Frisian: Kolkata
  • Western Panjabi: کلکتا
  • Western Panjabi: کلکتہ
  • Wu Chinese: 加尔各答
  • Yakut: Колката
  • Yiddish: קאלקאטא
  • Yue Chinese: 架利吉打
  • Kalikātā
  • Kolkāta
  • Sealdah

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