About Kolkata

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The metropolitan city of Kolkata is not just well-known for its roshogollas, mishit dohi, trams, Howrah Bridge and Victoria memorial, but also for its inexpensive nature. When compared to the other metro cities, Kolkata is said to be the most economical city. Maybe this is the reason it is called as the city of joy. The city proves to be joyful for the ones who have decided to set up their business here, or have come to work in the city. But other than Kolkata’s economical qualities, scenic beauty, and other attractions, it is necessary for one to know the other basic and important facts about the city.

Kolkata was formerly known as Calcutta, which was named during the British ruling era. However, the name Kolkata has derived from the word ‘Kolikata’, which was one of three villages that predated the arrival of the British, in the area where the city eventually was to be established. The other two villages were known as Sutanuti and Govindapur.

Interesting facts about Kolkata

  1. Kolkata is better known as the “city of joy”, but do you know it has other names such as “city of palaces”, and the “cultural capital of India”?
  2. Howrah Station is said to be the busiest station in India for its capacity, and capability of handling plenty numbers of unique trains on a daily basis.
  3. Till the year 2006, Kolkata didn’t have any train station named ‘Kolkata’ from where one could board mails and expresses until the Kolkata station also known as the Chitpur Station was inaugurated.
  4. The Howrah Bridge is not just an identity of the city, but it’s also one of the largest cantilever bridges in the world, and the largest and perhaps the only one in India.
  5. Calcutta Polo Club is the world’s first Polo club in the world.
  6. The Royal Calcutta Golf Club is the first golf club ever outside the United Kingdom.
  7. Eden gardens Kolkata is the third largest stadium as per seating arrangement.
  8. The Salt Lake stadiumin Kolkata is the second largest football stadium in the world, in terms of seating capacity.
  9. The Birla Planetarium in Kolkatais the largest planetarium in Asia, and the second largest in the world.
  10. After the Frankfurt Book Fair and the London Book Fair,Kolkata Book fair is recognized as the world’s largest conglomeration of books and Asia’s largest book fair.