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Kolkata

Kolkata is the capital city for the Indian state West Bengal. It is one of the biggest commercial, economical, cultural and education center for West India. Total area coverage is around 185 km as Metropolis and 1,886.67 km as Metro and the overall population is around 14,617,882 and ranks 3rd in India. Bengali is the major language spoken in Kolkata and English takes 2nd position. Some people represent Kolkata as “City of Joy” and “Cultural Capital of India” and many others as well. The city is one of the major financial hub in India and holds Calcutta Stock Exchange for all stock exchanges.

Major transportation services in Kolkata are Metro, Tram, Road, Rail and Air. The city holds 87.14% literacy level among the metropolitan cities in India. There so many public and private schools, colleges and education institutions being run. Public schools were affiliated to West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education, ICSE, or CBSE. Tollywood is the Bengali Film industry recognized globally. At present there are around 296 cinema screens found in Kolkata and this keeps growing up from time to time. Cricket is the major and popular sports in Calcutta. Kolkata Knight Riders being home to Indian Premier League. As the banking sector, Kolkata holds most of the major banks approved by Reserve Bank of India.

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