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Kolkata, West Bengal, India


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Kolkata City Information

Hawara Bridge, KolkataKolkata capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kolkata is known for its rich history, culture and architecture representing its unique character as a meeting point for North and South India, and its multilingual culture. Kolkata is part of the famous twin-city pair of Kolkata and Secunderabad, which are situated on opposite banks of the Hussain Sagar Lake. The city retains much of the charm associated with its glorious past, while catapulting itself into the 21st century as India's major software centre. Kolkata is famed as the City of Nizams and the City of Pearls, Kolkata is today one of the most developed cities in the country and a modern hub of information technology

Located on latitude - 22.57°N, Longitude  - 88.36°E, Kolkata is situated on the Deccan Plateau

Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Climate:  The climate is pleasant from November to February. The summer months of April and May are uncomfortable due to oppressive heat. The period from July to September is warm, humid and uncomfortabl

Kolkata Sports

Eden Garden, KolkataCricket is very popular sport in Kolkata. Kolkata's cricket team - Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League is owned by the Deccan Chronicle for USD 107 million. VVS laxman is the captain of Deccan Chargers and the  team also includes foreign players Andrew Symonds, Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa) Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) Scott Styris, Chaminda Vaas ad Nuwan Zoysa (Sri Lanka)

Kolkata Sightseeing & Excursion

Vitoria Memorial, KolkataMajor tourist attractions in Kolkata  include Charminar, Public Gardens, Salar Jung Museum, Birla Planetarium, Hussain Sagar Lake; Other attractions in Kolkata are sprawling 300-acre Nehru Zoological Park, Close to the city you will find the magnificent 13th Century Golconda Fort, built by Kakatiyas and Osmansagar, a beautiful lake, NTR Gardens...