Welcome to Kolkata

The city of Calcutta is a legendary metropolis, an ancient metropolis and the capital of West Bengal, which is located directly on the banks of the Hugli River. Indigenous people call it "Kolkata". It is known as the center of political, cultural and scientific life. The second largest city in India, Calcutta until 1911 was the capital of British India. Most of the population is Bengalis, so the most common language is Bengali.

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Information About Kolkata

Kolkata, Indias second biggest city, is a perpetually ongoing festival of human existence, concurrently luxurious and squalid, refined and frantic, pointedly futuristic, while beautifully in decay. A vibrant 350-year-old metropolis located on Indias Eastern Coast, the capital of West Bengal thrives on contradictions and imposing spectacles, nothing is commonplace in this city. Famously known as the City of Joy, Kolkata is, in every sense, the artistic, cultural and intellectual capital of the country. Kolkatas streets are vivid, hectic, chaotic, and yet, brimming with life ...

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The history of Kolkata is intimately related with its invention during the British rule dating back 300 years ago. Earlier known as Calcutta, it originated as a capital of British India in 1960 when East India Company dominated the country. Struggling

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