Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and one of the largest urban agglomerations in India. It is the largest city in Eastern India, as well as in the historical region of Bengal.
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Esplanade is the heart of Kolkata. It consists of the region just north of the Maidan and includes Dalhousie Square with all its colonial British buildings.
South Kolkata is a district of Kolkata. It is less congested and more modern when compared to the rest of the city.
Eastern Kolkata is a district of Kolkata in Southeast Bengal. East Kolkata basically covers new growth areas on the eastern side of the metroplis and it is an area that is still growing.
The Southern fringes of Kolkata are in Southeast Bengal. The rapidly mushrooming neighbourhoods to the south of the city include Tollygunge, Behala, Joka, Pailan, Jadavpur, Garia and Narendrapur.
North Kolkata is the older area of Kolkata, a fascinating district dominated by narrow little lanes and hundreds of century-old buildings.
Maidan is a district of Kolkata. In the heart of the city, the 400-ha park stretches from the Hooghly river in the west to Chowringhee and Park Street in the east, and from the Victoria Memorial in the south to Raj Bhawan and Eden Gardens in the north.
The Northern fringes of Kolkata are in Southeast Bengal. The large urbanised industrial area to the north of the city extends …