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Kolkata (কলকাতা)
Clockwise from top: Victoria Memorial, St. Paul's Cathedral, central business district, Howrah Bridge, city tram line, Vidyasagar Bridge
Clockwise from top: Victoria Memorial, St. Paul's Cathedral, central business district, Howrah Bridge, city tram line, Vidyasagar Bridge
Nickname: "City of Joy"
Country India
State West Bengal
Division Presidency
Government  
 - Mayor Sovan Chatterjee
Population  
 - City (2011) 4486679
 - Metropolitan area 14112536
Postal index number 7000 xx, 7001 xx
Website: www.kmcgov.in

Kolkata (Bengali: কলকাতা), jiske 1 January 2001 se pahile Calcutta naam rahaa, India ke West Bengal state ke capital ciy hae. Iske abaadi (2001 census) 4,580,544 rahaa. Ii India ke duusra sab se barraa city (Mumbai ke baad) hae.[1]

Ii Hooghly Naddi ke East bank pe hae.[2] Kolkata, British Raj ke niche India ke capital 1911 talak rahaa.

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References[badlo | source ke badlo]

  1. "National Portal of India : Know India : State and UTs".
  2. The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge. 1833. p. 338. http://books.google.co.in/books?id=F8URAAAAYAAJ&dq=Kolkata+east+bank+of+river+Hooghly&source=gbs_summary_s&cad=0.