Kolkata District

Population: 4,486,679 (2011)

State: West Bengal

Language: Bengali

Headquarters: Kolkata

 

Area: 185 square kilometers

Density of Population: 24,252 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 87.14 % - Male: 89.08 %, Female: 84.98 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:899

 

Boundaries of Kolkata District

 

North and East: North 24 Parganas District, West Bengal

South: South 24 Parganas District, West Bengal

West: Howrah District, West Bengal

 

Kolkata District Average Rainfall: 1658.8 mm 

Kolkata District Average Temperature in Summer: 31.43 deg C 

Kolkata District Average Temperature in Winter: 20.04 deg C

 

KOLKATA DISTRICT MAP

 

 

Major Rivers: Hooghly River

Assembly Constituencies: Alipore, Ballygunge, Bara Bazar, Belgachia West, Beliaghata, Bow Bazar, Burtola, Chowringhee, Cossipur, Dhakuria, Entally, Jorabagan, Jorasanko, Kabitirtha, Manicktola, Rashbehari Avenue, Sealdah, Shyampukur, Taltola, Tollygunge

 

Kolkata District Nearby Attractions

 

1. Belvedere House

2. Opera House

3. Tala Tank

4. Jorasanko Thakurbari

5. Shaheed Minar

6. South Park Street Cemetery

7. Fort William

8. Victoria Memorial

9. Shahid Minar

10. Howrah Bridge

11. Vidyasagar Setu

12. Marble Palace

13. Kumartuli

14. Central Museum

15. Government Industrial and Commercial Museum

16. Birla Industrial and Technological Museum

17. Municipal Museum

18. Kolkata Police Museum

 

Kolkata District Facts:           Kolkata is the home of the Calcutta Stock Exchange, the second largest in India.

 

Major Industries: ITC Limited, Exide Industries, Hindustan Motors, India Government Mint, Damodar Valley Corporation, PWC India, Haldia Petrochemicals, Britannia Industries, RPG Group, Bengal Ambuja, Philips India, Eveready Batteries, Bata India, Birla Corporation, Coal India Limited

 

Major Educational Institutions: University of Calcutta, Indian Statistical Institute, Netaji Subhas Open University, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Jadavpur University, Rabindra Bharati University, George College, Indian Institute of Software Technology, Army Institute of Management, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, S.N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences

 

What is Kolkata District Famous For: Rasagulla sweet and jute

 

Famous People From Kolkata District: Sourav Ganguly, Jyoti Basu, Bipasha Basu, Anil Kumar Dutta, Shamita Dasgupta, Sunil Das, Sri Aurobindo, Abul Kalam Azad, Abbas, Chittaranjan Das, Sayantan Das, Sunil Das, Shonali Bose, Satyendra Nath Bose, Jagmohan Dalmia

 

Kolkata District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Saturday Jun 9 , 2012

 

Places in Kolkata District

 
 
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