Kolkata, which was earlier known as Calcutta, is the capital of an Indian state named West Bengal. Situated on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is the chief commercial, cultural, and educational center of East India. Not only this! In fact, the Port of Kolkata is the oldest operating port of India. Moreover, Kolkata is considered as the intellectual and cultural capital of India. With the population of over million of folks, Kolkata is the third most populous metropolitan location of India. As of 2011, Kolkata is a city that is extended for over 1,886.67 km2 (728.45 sq. mi) encompassing 3 municipal corporations, 39 local municipalities, and 24 panchayat samitis. It has been a long time that Kolkata is known as the cultural capital of India and still it is spawning the Nobel Prize winners, genius poets, film producers, and writers.
Theology and Culture
Comprehensively called as the "City of Furious, Creative Energy" and as the "cultural [or literary] capital of India", Kolkata is the widely known for its literary, creative, and groundbreaking heritage. There is no denying that Kolkata is the city of talent and passion. People here are living having complete enthusiasm to live to the fullest. When it is about the food of Kolkata, there are culinary influences like that from Mughlai cuisine, Raj cuisine, and Chinese cuisine. To curb the hunger pangs, Kolkata offers you all awesome snack time like Moa, Muri, and Jhal Muri. And for all the sweet lovers, there are a lot of sweet dishes from Shôndesh, Rossogolla, Laddu (Naru), Roshmalai, Pantua, Chômchôm, Piţha or pithe to a lot more.
Markets And Shopping Complexes
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