Calcutta
Calcutta

Calcutta

Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and is the second largest city by area in India, after Mumbai

geographical area, settlement, city, administrative area within a nation, town or city, populated place, indian city, film location, university city

Location
West Bengal, Kolkata district, India
Location of
Salt Lake Stadium; Sonagachi; ITC Limited; Eden Gardens; Yuva Bharati Krirangan;  …
Population
5,138,208; 5,080,519
Website
http://www.kolkatamycity.com
Births
Rani Mukerji, Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Mithun Chakraborty, Riya Sen,  …
Capital of
British Raj, West Bengal
Origin of
Shreya Ghoshal, Bappi Lahiri, Monali Thakur, Euphoria, Aneek Dhar,  …
Elevation
9 metres
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolkata
Contents
ITC Limited; Godrej Group; Britannia Industries; La Martiniere Calcutta; Coal India Limited;  …
Established
1857
Used by
Kolkata Knight Riders
Closest Airport
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Deaths
Mother Teresa, Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Satyajit Ray, Ramakrishna,  …
Coordinates
22°34'10.92"N, 88°22'10.92"E
End of
National Highway 2, National Highway 6
Nearest Settlement of
Behala Airport
Pet Name
""The City of Palaces"; "The Football City"", ""The City of Joy" ; "The City of Bridges" ;", ""The City of Joy" ; "The City of Palaces"", "The City of Joy"
Residents
Shahrukh Khan, Mother Teresa, Rani Mukerji, Bipasha Basu, Swami Vivekananda,  …
Alumni
Shamsunnahar Mahmud
The Area Served By
The Indian Stammering Association
Language
English, Hindi, Bengali
Class
settlement, city, administrative area within a nation, town or city, populated place,  …
Featured in
Baraka, The Namesake
Former Name
"Calcutta"
Gns Unique Feature Identifier
"-2092511"
Freebase ID
"/guid/9202a8c04000641f800000000005eb69"
Founded here
Mittal Steel Company; State Bank of India; ITC Limited; Tata Tea Limited; Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur;  …
Visitors
Mary Carpenter
Visited by
Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Satyajit Ray, Jean Renoir, Baichung Bhutia
Open Calais URI
http://d.opencalais.com/er/geo/city/ralg-geo1/b003439e-7237-9d57-21aa-08a10e5acf86
Related Websites
http://www.kolkatamycity.com, http://www.kolkataweb.com, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Flora_of_Kolkata, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Butterflies_of_Kolkata, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Birds_of_Kolkata
Raised
Leander Paes, Shayan Munshi, Chitrita Banerji
Buried
Ram Mohan Roy, Reginald Heber
GeoNames URL
http://sws.geonames.org/1275004/
DBPedia URI
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Kolkata
Newspapers
The Hindu, Hindustan Times, Anandabazar Patrika, The Economic Times, Rajasthan Patrika,  …
Met Office ID
"145"
Things Running Through
College Street, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Mirza Ghalib Street, Raja SC Mullick Road, Gurusaday Dutta Road,  …
Aliases
"at calcutta", "in calcutta", "calcutta"
Time Zone Area
India
Freebase Primary MID
"/m/0cvw9"
Site of
Dover Lane music festival

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