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About Kolkata, India

Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is the capital of India's West Bengal state. Founded as an East India Company trading post, it was India's capital under the British Raj from 1773–1911. Today it’s known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries and cultural festivals. It’s also home to Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded by Mother Teresa, whose tomb is on site.

  • Weather: 29°C, Wind N at 8 km/h, 60% Humidity
  • District: Kolkata and South 24 Parganas
  • ZIP code(s): 700 001 to 700 162
  • Population: 4.497 million (2011)

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