Kolkata is the capital and most exciting city of West Bengal, India. Formerly and still widely known as Calcutta, Kolkata is the largest city in Bengal, which is an area that includes both West Bengal and Bangladesh. Where is Kolkata? With coordinates 22°32’N latitude and 88°21’E longitude, Kolkata is easy to reach since it is one of the most visited cities in India. International tourists are getting to Calcutta by the millions every year.
Calcutta’s Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is one of the busiest in the country. Operating here are about ten international carriers, which include Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, United Airways, China Easter Airlines, Thai Airways, and AirAsia. Getting to Kolkata by air through the city’s domestic airport, DumDum Airport, is also very busy as it connects to all major cities in India and the capital of Bangladesh. [Read more…]