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Earlier known as Calcutta, Kolkata city is the capital of the state of West Bengal in India which also serves as the commercial capital of Eastern India. Based on the banks of the very famous Hooghly River, it has a population of more than 15 million and is also the eighth largest urban agglomeration. Kolkata India served as the capital of the country during the British rule until the start of 20th century. Kolkata is popular for its revolutionary history and also as the center of modern education, politics, science, and culture in the country. It is rowing economically with a fast pace since more than a decade is also a famous business center for many MNCs and other corporate. You can search various information on our website about the Kolkata Tours, Kolkata Tour India, Holidays in Kolkata and tour to Kolkata.

Kolkata Weather has a tropical wet as well as dry climate with a mean temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. Summers are hot and humid and touch almost 40 degrees Celsius during May and June. Winter lasts only two and a half months with temperature of around 10 degrees Celsius during December and January. Kolkata Tourism is best experienced with the public transport which is provided by the Kolkata Metro, trams, Kolkata suburban railway, and buses. With an extensive network extending to the distant suburbs, it is a great and economical way to travel Kolkata City. The Kolkata Metro is the oldest underground system in the country which is run by the Indian Railways and also runs parallel to the Hooghly River. It spans the north to south length of around 25 km. Buses run by both government agencies and private operators are the preferred mode of transport in the city. It is also the only city in the country to have a tram network.

The yellow metered taxis (mostly ambassadors) and auto rickshaws ply on specific routes. In some areas, the cycle rickshaws as well as the hand pulled rickshaws are also common for the short distances. Kolkata has three major railway stations, located at Howrah, Chitpur, and Sealdah. Kolkata India also serves as the headquarters of Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway of the Indian railways network. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport operates both domestic as well as international flights and is being upgraded to accommodate increased air traffic. Kolkata City is also a major river port of the eastern part of the country and there are passenger services to Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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