10 Lines On Kolkata

1. Kolkata is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal.  2. It is the capital of the state as well as the most populous city in India.

10 Lines On Kolkata

3. The city has a long history dating back to the 11th century, when it was known as 'Kolkata' or 'Calcutta'.

10 Lines On Kolkata

4. The city has been a major cultural, political and commercial centre in India for more than 500 years.

10 Lines On Kolkata

5. Kolkata is also known for its cultural festivals such as the Calcutta Art Festival and the Calcutta Book Fair.

10 Lines On Kolkata

6. The city has an estimated population of 2.5 million people, making it the most populous city in India.

10 Lines On Kolkata

7. Kolkata experiences a humid subtropical climate (Cwa) with hot summers and mild winters.

10 Lines On Kolkata

8. The average annual temperature is 25.6 °C (77 °F). The average annual rainfall is 1326 mm (53.3 inches).

10 Lines On Kolkata

9. Kolkata is well connected by road, rail and air. It is also a major financial hub with several financial institutions located here.

10 Lines On Kolkata

10. The city is also home to many cultural institutions, including the Indian Museum and the Indian Museum Botanical Gardens.